Players 1st: Complete Soccer Coach's Guide to Developing Extraordinary Players
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Players 1st: Complete Soccer Coach's Guide to Developing Extraordinary Players

Players 1st—a guide to soccer player development for coaches of young athletes ages 7 to 14—is as unconventional as it is comprehensive. It takes the longer-term view that if you teach the skills, the kids will play for a lifetime. This book emphasizes developing the player, meaning the focus is individual improvement rather than the team result. It encourages a “Go-for-It” mentality and welcomes the failures that happen as young ath...