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HISTORY More than 240 million people around the world play soccer today Soccer started more than 2000 years ago in China. England transitioned soccer to what the British call, “Football,” today. As the sport developed, more rules were implemented. By 1863, the first basic rules were established Red and yellow cards were introduced to ensure players obeyed rules, played safe and followed good sportsmanship. A red card results in ejection from game, a yellow card results in a verbal warning
SOCCER EQUIPMENT Soccer GoalTeammates Soccer Ball Pinnies Soccer Field
HOW TO PLAY There are 11 players including the goalie Play begins with a kickoff by a player. That player is not allowed to touch the ball again until it is touched by another player Players then move the ball down the field by dribbling, passing and kicking Points are scored by advancing the ball into the opponents goal The team with the most goals at the end of the game wins
SOCCER SAFETY All players must wear proper athletic shoes and clothing. This includes shin guards, elbow, hip and knee pads and gloves for the goalie Soccer players need to be aware of special surroundings It is safer to play with softer balls or balls that are slightly deflated
DRIBBLE Moving the ball down the field with short, controlled taps on the ball, keeping ball close to the body, using all parts of the feet DRIBBLING VIDEO
Shooting 1. Non-kicking foot next to ball 2. Strike the center of the ball 3. Use inside of foot 4. Follow through in direction of kick
TRAPPING 1.Use inside/outside of foot 2.Bend knees 3.Give with the ball 4.Chest/thigh- absorb impact so ball does not rebound
LEAD PASS A forward pass made ahead of a moving teammate
THROW-IN The throw-in is awarded to the opposing team from the one whose player put the ball out of play. Play is restarted by a player throwing the ball over his/her head using both hands together. His/Her feet must remain behind the line and on the ground.
GOALTENDING Stopping the opposing team from scoring in your goal
GOALIE The player positioned directly in front of the goal who tries to prevent shots from getting into the net behind him/her; the only player allowed to use their hands and arms, though only within the penalty area
KICKOFF The method of starting a game or restarting it after each goal; a player passes the ball forward to a teammate from the center spot.
Why Should I Play Soccer? Playing soccer is good for my cardiovascular health Playing soccer stimulates my brain Playing soccer keeps my muscles strong Playing soccer allows me to play with friends
How Will Soccer Benefit Me In My Life? Playing soccer keeps me at a healthy weight Playing soccer keeps me from being tired Playing soccer is a great way to make friends