2What do these buttons mean? Click the soccer ball to go back to the beginning (main menu)Click this symbol to go to next slideClick this symbol to go to the previous slideNow that you know how to navigate, let’s have some fun and learn about soccer!!!!
3What do you want to learn about? Make sure you do each one!1. OVERVIEW & HISTORY4. POSITIONS6. QUIZ2. RULES5. EQUIPMENT3. THE FIELDQUIT
4Where Did Soccer Come From? Soccer as we know it today was invented in England in 1848 and was called football.The first soccer club was formed in 1863.The first competition was organized in 1872.The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) was founded in 1904.
5Where Did Soccer Come From? Soccer became an Olympic sport in 1908.The World Cup of soccer is held every 4 years and is the most globally covered sporting event in the world.Today, 203 countries are FIFA members.
6FUN FACTS Over 90% of the world’s soccer balls are made in Pakistan. During the course of a full game of soccer, players may run up to 6 or 7 miles.More than 90,000 fans watched the 1999 Women’s World Cup championship when the United States defeated China. To date, this is the largest live crowd in the United States to watch a women’s sporting event.
7Now lets learn about some well known soccer idols!! PeleMia HammDavid BeckhamQUIZ
8DAVID BECKHAM Country: England Club: Manchester United FC Born: 02/05/1975Position: MidfielderShirt Number: 7Made his debut in the World Cup at the age of 17A very high profile athlete, courtesy of his marriage to Victoria of the Spice Girls
9PELE Country: Brazil Club: Santos Born: 10/23/1940 Position: Forward Shirt Number: 3At the age of 17, was the youngest player to win a World CupIs the only player to have won 3 World Cups
10MIA HAMM Country: United States Club: Washington Freedom Born: 03/17/1972Position: ForwardShirt Number: 9Won the World Cup Title in 1991 & 1999The all time leading scorer in International History, male or femaleFirst ever five time US Athlete of the Year
11POP QUIZHow many countries are part of FIFA?107203
12SCORE!!!You did good!!Now that you know the history, let’s learn the rules.
13Objectives of SoccerThe objective of soccer is for one team to send the ball into the opposing team’s goal by moving it with their feet or any other part of the body but the arms or hands.Two teams with 11 players including a goalie play two 45-minute periods with a halftime of 15 minutes.If the game is tied after regulation, two 15-minute overtime periods are played.If still tied, a penalty shoot-out takes place.
14Objective of Soccer cont. The team in possession of the ball is called the offensive team.The offensive team passes the ball around the field, looking to set up a good scoring opportunity.The defensive team tries to prevent the offensive team from scoring and tries to gain possession of the ball themselves.The team with the most goals at the end of regulation time is the winner.
15REFEREES Controls the game to ensure proper and fair play There is one center head referee and two linesmanHead referee has full discretion of what fouls to call: either in-direct fouls (can’t score directly from the kick) or direct fouls (can score directly from kick)
16FOULSALL ARE DIRECT KICKS: · Slide tackles · Kicking or trying to kick an opponent · Tripping or trying to trip an opponent · Jumping at or charging into an opponent · Charging and contacting with the goalkeeper · Holding or pushing an opponent · Hand ball · Hand ball in goal box (penalty kick)
17FOULSALL ARE INDIRECT KICKS: · Dangerous play · Intentionally obstructing/blocking another player · Goalkeeper playing the ball with their hands when the ball has been intentionally kicked to them by a teammate · Stalling (Ex: Goalkeeper taking more than six seconds to release ball)
18Yellow CardsYELLOW CARD (WARNING): · Entering and exiting the field without permission (need to wait for referee’s signal) · Arguing with the referee · Unsportsmanlike conduct · Pulling an opponent’s jersey
19Red CardsRED CARD (EJECTION): · Violent strike or attempt to strike · Foul or abusive language to anyone · Repeated misconduct · Using your hands to stop the ball on purpose in the goalie box that stops a goal from scoring · Intent to harm your opponent · Any foul ruled rough by the referee
20POP QUIZHow long is each half of a soccer game?30 minutes45 minutes
24Halfway line: The line that segments the field into two halves. Explanations of the lines…go back and forth using the buttons to understandTouchlines: The two lines marking the boundaries of the longest part of the field.Goal line: The line marking the boundaries of the shortest part of the field.Halfway line: The line that segments the field into two halves.Center Mark: The circle at the middle of the field. It should be 10 yards in diameter.
25Lines cont.5. Goal Area: A box surrounding the goal that is 6 yards out from the goal line and in 18 yards long.Penalty Area: Another box surrounding the goal that is 18 yards out from the goal line and is 36 yards long.Penalty Mark: A ‘dot’ on the field that is 12 yards in front of the goal, equal distance to each goal post, or in other words, centered.
27What happens if the ball goes out of bounds? Corner Kick: After the ball has gone out of play over the goal line, the ball is kicked from the corner of the field. The team that kicked the ball out of play must defend the corner kick.Goal Kick: A kick to put the ball back into play from anywhere inside the six-yard box. It is usually taken after the ball has gone out of play over the goal line when an opposing player has touched it last.Throw In: An overhead throw, using both arms, from the touchline. Used to restart the match after the ball has gone out of play.
28POP QUIZ What and where is the center mark? The center of the circle at the middle of the field. The circle should be 10 yards in diameter.A ‘dot’ on the field that is 12 yards in front of the goal, equidistant to each goal post, or in other words, centered.
30SCORE!!!!!Let’s see what positions there are in soccer.
31POSITIONS…click on one but study them all 2. Midfield1. Forward4. GoalkeeperQuiz3. Defense5. Field Positions
32FORWARDThey play near the other team’s goal and are charged primarily with scoring goals.Forwards playing near the touchlines are called ‘wings’ while those in the middle of the field are called ‘strikers’.Since their main focus is scoring goals, power is more important than finesse.These players should be quick runners, with moderate to strong leg strength. Accuracy in shooting is a must for these players.
33MIDFIELDTheir primary task is to steal the ball and redirect it to the forwards, and to take shots at the goal.As the name implies, you can tell where they play, in the middle of the field.These players should be quick on their feet and have excellent tackling abilities. Accurate passing is required.
34DEFENSEThey play near their own teams’ goal and are primarily assigned to prevent shots being taken on their goal by the other team.They also receive the ball from the goalie and are supposed to get the ball to the midfielders.They should have good leg strength and be able to kick the ball a long distance when clearing the ball.
35GOALKEEPERPlays directly in front of the ball and is the only player allowed to use their hands to control the ball.Should always wear a different color jersey so that they can be identified easily and quickly.They should have excellent hand-eye coordination and have quick reactions.They should have strong legs and be able to clear the zone.
37POP QUIZ Who is the only player on the field that can use their hands? ForwardsGoalkeeper
38Almost, they are the players who score most of the goals.
39SCORE!!!!Remember, they also have to wear a distinctive jersey as well. Now lets learn about the equipment
40EQUIPMENT1. A uniform that consists of a jersey or T-shirt of the same color and loose fitting shorts.2. Rubber soccer cleats for outdoor soccer3. A ball sized appropriately for their age. The regulation soccer ball is a size 5. Six to ten year old players will generally use a size 4 ball.JERSEY SHORTSCLEATSBALL
41Equipment cont.4. Shin-guards that are plastic or fiberglass that protect the shins from contact with other players. Each player should be required to wear them to both practice and games.5. Soccer socks, which are very long and go over the shin guards. Every player should wear these to practice as well as games.SHIN-GUARDSSOCKS
42Goalkeeper EquipmentJersey: normally has long sleeves to help protect goalie’s elbows. Different color than the rest of the team.Gloves: help to protect the goalie’s hands and to help get a better grip on the ball when making a save.GOALIE JERSEYGOALIE GLOVES
43POP QUIZ What is the purpose of shin-guards? To protect our shins from contact with other playersTo protect our shins from contact with the ball
44You are on the right track You are on the right track. Protecting our shins from the ball is a very minor purpose.
45SCORE!!! Their main purpose is to protect our shins from other player’s strong kicks.
46QUIZ TIMELet’s see just how much you learned today and if you are ready to hit the field!!Keep track of how many you get rightStart Quiz
47QUESTION #1 What country was soccer invented in? France USA England Germany
48QUESTION #2Who is the leading soccer scorer all time as a professional?Mia HammPeleDavid BeckhamShaq
49QUESTION #3 Which is not a part of standard equipment? Shin-guards ShortsHelmetCleats
50QUESTION #4 How big is the goal? 6 feet high by 15 yards long
51QUESTION #5How many players are on the field total (both teams) including the goalies?11162022
52QUESTION #6What happens after the ball has gone out of play over the goal line, last touched by the defending team?Goal kickCorner KickThrow InDirect Kick
53QUESTION #7 What is this describing? The two lines marking the boundaries of the longest part of the field.End LineFree Throw LineTouch LineRed Line
54QUESTION #8 What position on the field am I describing? They play near their own teams’ goal and are primarily assigned to prevent shots being taken on their goal by the opponentForwardDefenseMidfieldReferee
55You are on the right track. Let's try that again.You are on the right track.
56You just SCORED a goal for your team…great job!! Click to hear applause
57Let’s see how you did: 7-8 RIGHT- You’re ready to hit the field and be the star5-6 RIGHT- You just made the starting line up4 RIGHT- You made the teamLESS THAN 4- Practice up on your knowledgeTry quiz again
58I hope you enjoyed learning about soccer I hope you enjoyed learning about soccer. Now it is time to put your knowledge to the test and go out and play!
59REFERENCES http://www.readysetgo.org/ophea/ReadySetGo/soccer.cfm Clip Art, Microsoft