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Best Practices

U.S. Soccer's Coaching Education Department has released a new publication designed to give youth and junior level soccer coaches in the United States a set of fundamental tools to help open up the game of soccer to young players in ways that celebrate the sport's spontaneous qualities. The 70-page "Best Practices for Coaching Soccer in the United States" coaching book serves as the sport's definitive new player development guidelines and is available now as a free download.

Now Available From U.S. Soccer

The Bible of Coaching, "Soccer : How to Play the Game"
With popularity for the sport of soccer at an all-time high in the USA, the United States Soccer Federation has released the definitive playing and coaching manual for soccer fans of all ages and abilities.

Compiled by the coaching, education and technical staff of U.S. Soccer, "Soccer: How to Play the Game" is already being called the bible of soccer for every player and coach of the beautiful game. Edited by U.S. Soccer's technical staff, "Soccer: How to Play the Game" offers extensive information on all aspects of the sport, including technique, tactics, laws, coaching preparation, organizational structure, model training sessions and more than 100 practice games suitable for developing every player's game.

The 320-page, full-size, full-color "Soccer: How to Play the Game" book is available now at all fine bookstores or you can order directly from the U.S. Soccer Federation by visiting

Success In Soccer

Click here for more information on "Success in Soccer" - soccer's premier coaching magazine. The primary goal of SiS is to enhance American and International soccer players knowledge and ability to master the game by educating their coaches. The introduction of innovative soccer coaching media, such as SUCCESS IN SOCCER magazine, books and videos, which have been written and performed by international top coaches will certainly develop the quality of the game worldwide.