FURTHER HELP AND RECOMMENDED READING
All the books I recommend I have read. If you want your book listed here please contact me.
Welsh, A (2004) The Soccer Goalkeeping Handbook. From A & C Black books price £14.99. My favourite Keepers book with all the necessary drills and key points.
Carr, T. & Prosser, S. (1997) Youth Soccer Training. A Complete Guide to Building a Successful Team.From Ward Lock books price £12.99. Some of the best drills I have come across from a very respected youth coach.
Pica, N. (2003) 120 Competitive Games and Exercises for Soccer. From Reedswain www.reedswain.com. The book contains drills and small sided games with the key points you will need. No good for Goalkeepers.
Beswick, B (2000) Focused for Soccer. From Human Kinetics. Price £12.99. What do you say to your centre forward who can't score. Bill goes through various scenarios and gives coaches and players alike a simple work plan to help.
Schmidt, C. (1997) Advanced Soccer drills. 69 Drills for Techniques and Tactics. .From Human Kinetics books price £11.95. Contains the key points you need and easy to understand pictures. No good for Goalkeepers.
Reeves, J. A. & Simon J. M. (1990) Select Soccer Drills. From Leisure press books. Price $14.95. Simple drills or youth coaches. 125 drills and practices. It doesn't contain the key points but the practices are excellent. No good for Goalkeepers.
Cook, M. & Whitehead, N. (2003) Soccer Training: Games, and Fitness Practices. From A & C Black. Price £9.99. Very realistic and easy to understand drills. No good for Goalkeepers.
Reeves, J. A. & Simon J. M. (1997) Practice Games for Winning Soccer, 80 Great Games from 51 Great Coaches. From human Kinetics books price £11.95.
Garland, J. (1996) Youth Soccer Drills: 77 Drills for Beginning to Intermediate Players . From Human Kinetics price £11.95. This book is for beginners and its is very easy to understand with excellent drills and games.
Marziali, F. & Mora, V. (2002) Coaching the 4-4-2 and Zone. By Reedswain inc. For more advanced coaches, the book demonstrates how to play Zonal defending, the flat back four and has some good ideas on attcking.
Lammich, G., Kadow, H. & Kadon, H. (2001) Soccer Drills and Games. From Sports Books Publisher. Some good drills for all standards of players.
Cook, M. (2004) 101 Youth Soccer Drills: Age 7 to 11. From A & C Black price £9.99. Some good drills and easy to understand..
Soccer tactics and skills.
These videos will aid you through your coaching courses
Available from FACA Resources,PO Box No HP86, Leeds LS6 3XWCoerver Coaching Drill series
Three excellent videos on technique. Showing all the moves to help improve technique. Coerver coaching has been the leading authority on childrens coaching for many years. Every coach should own these. www.soccervideos.com
Total Defense by Ray Harford. From Reedswain. A very easy to watch and understand progression through the techniques of defending.