2 Essential Questions Why is dribbling important in soccer? What is the relationship between passing and trapping in soccer?How can you increase accuracy when shooting a soccer ball?
3 WHAT IS SOCCER?A game played on a rectangular field with net goals at either end and two teams of 11 players.Each team tries to put the soccer ball into the other's goal by kicking or using any part of the body except the arms and hands.The goalie is the only player who may touch or move the ball with the arms or hands.
4 HISTORYModern soccer started in The roots of the game stretch back centuriesMore than 240 million people around the world play soccer todayThe game has evolved from the sport of kicking different objects around an area, into the World Cup sport it is todaySoccer started more than 2000 years ago in China. England transitioned soccer to what the British call, “Football,” today.
5 HISTORYAs the sport developed, more rules were implemented. By 1863, the first basic rules were establishedTripping opponents was forbidden and using the hands and arms would soon followThe penalty kick was introduced in 1891Red 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
7 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 playerPlayers then move the ball down the field by dribbling, passing and kickingPoints are scored by advancing the ball into the opponents goalThe team with the most goals at the end of the game wins
8 SOCCER SAFETYAll players must wear proper athletic shoes and clothing. This includes shin guards, elbow, hip and knee pads and gloves for the goalieSoccer players need to be aware of special surroundingsIt is safer to play with softer balls or balls that are slightly deflated
10 DRIBBLEMoving the ball down the field with short, controlled taps on the ball using all parts of the feetDRIBBLING VIDEO
11 Dribble 1. Tap the ball 2. Sides of feet 3. Ball close to body 4. Move with the ball
12 SHOOTINGKicking the ball with force in the opposing team’s goal to score a pointSHOOTING VIDEO
13 Shooting 1. Non-kicking foot next to ball 2. Strike the center of the ball3. Use inside of foot4. Follow through
14 To bring the soccer ball to a stop using the feet, chest and legs TRAPPINGTo bring the soccer ball to a stop using the feet, chest and legsTRAPPING VIDEO
15 TRAPPING Move to the ball Gain control of ball using foot Stop it with foot
16 A forward pass made ahead of a moving teammate LEAD PASSA forward pass made ahead of a moving teammate
17 THROW-INThe 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.
18 Stopping the opposing team from scoring in your goal GOALTENDINGStopping the opposing team from scoring in your goal
19 GOALIEThe 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
20 Advancing the ball with the player’s head HEADINGAdvancing the ball with the player’s headHEADING VIDEO
21 KICKOFFThe method of starting a game or restarting it after each goal; a player passes the ball forward to a teammate from the center spot.