2Positions on the fieldGoalie: Keeps the ball out of the goal Also called goalkeeper.Forwards: Attack the opposition to create scoring opportunities. Take the majority of shots. Also called attackers.Midfielders: Enable the transition from the fullbacks to the forward. Constantly in motion, both defending and attacking. Also called halfbacks.Defense: Also called fullbacks, provide the last line of defense before the goalie. Stop the opposition before a shot is taken.
3TerminologyCorner kick- if the ball is kicked out of bounds along the end line by the defensive team.Goal kick- if the ball is kicked out of bounds along the end line by the offensive team.Hand ball- when the ball hits any part of a players hand or arm. This results in a indirect kick.Indirect kick- Another player must touch the ball before a goal can be attempted.Direct kick- A player can kick a goal without anyone touching it. If there is a tripping penalty is called on the field, a direct kick will take place.
4Game Play The game always starts with a kickoff Kickoff must be passed backwards to a teammate???????After the kickoff anyone can play the ball at anytime.Try to remain in your positions until a goal is scored. Once a goal is scored, you may switch positions.If you are a defender (fullback) you do not have to stand by the goal box the entire time. You can move up the field as the ball moves up the field.
5Game Play -Players can not score from their defensive end of the field -If the ball goes out of bounds on the sidelines, it is a throw-in.Throw-ins should be overhead with two hands.