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Soccer

  1. 1. SOCCER “ Game of the Feet”
  2. 2. SOCCER FACTS <ul><li>Soccer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>is the most popular sport in the WORLD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>is played in more than 140 countries . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>was developed in England in the 1800’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>is called “football” in most other countries. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Basic Rules of Soccer <ul><li>Each game begins with a kickoff at the center of the field. </li></ul><ul><li>After a goal is scored, play resumes with a kickoff at the center of the field. </li></ul><ul><li>After a ball crosses a sideline or end line, play resumes with either a throw in, a corner kick , or a goal kick. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Basic Rules Continued… <ul><li>The goal keeper/goalie is the </li></ul><ul><li>only player allowed to touch the </li></ul><ul><li>ball with his/her hands or arms. </li></ul><ul><li>There are NO timeouts in a soccer match. </li></ul><ul><li>A player who repeatedly commits fouls may be taken out of a match by the referee. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Soccer Terms <ul><li>KICKING – the most important skill in soccer . Used to pass and shoot. </li></ul><ul><li>DRIBBLING – enables players to keep possession of the ball while moving. Players dribble to get in a better position to pass or shoot the ball. </li></ul><ul><li>TRAPPING – stopping the ball to gain control of it. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Soccer Terms Continued… <ul><li>HEADING – using the head to pass or shoot the ball. </li></ul><ul><li>PASSING – kicking the ball to a teammate to gain a better position to score. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Dribbling <ul><li>Use the inside of each foot to control the ball while running. </li></ul><ul><li>Shift your body weight from foot to foot. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the ball close to your body. </li></ul><ul><li>Shield the ball from defenders with your body. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Passing <ul><li>Use the inside of your foot to pass the ball along the ground. </li></ul><ul><li>Place your non-kicking foot beside the ball with your toes pointed at your target. </li></ul><ul><li>Make contact directly behind and in the center of the ball. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Trapping <ul><li>Move your feet to quickly to get in front of the ball. </li></ul><ul><li>Relax the body part you are trapping with (foot) </li></ul><ul><li>Trap with the balls of your feet, not your entire foot. </li></ul><ul><li>Point the toes on your trapping foot to the sky when trapping. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Other Soccer Facts <ul><li>11 players on a team are allowed on the field at a time, including the goalie. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the positions in soccer is called a midfielder. There are 3 midfielders on the field for each team during a game. </li></ul><ul><li>If a referee gives a player a red card , he or she is ejected from the game and not allowed to continue to play. </li></ul>
  11. 11. What is the most important skill in soccer? Kicking
  12. 12. What are the 3 ways the ball may come back into play after going out of bounds? <ul><li>Corner Kick </li></ul><ul><li>Goal Kick </li></ul><ul><li>Throw In </li></ul>
  13. 13. How many timeouts are allowed in a soccer game? <ul><li>Zero (O) – There are no timeouts in soccer. </li></ul>What takes place to begin a soccer game? Kickoff

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