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by Greg Ferguson

The United States Indoor Soccer Association reports that there are 4.8 million people playing indoor soccer each year, making it the ninth most popular team sport. Until now, very little has been written on the subject. This book covers all aspects of indoor soccer including the dramatic differences between indoor and outdoor soccer, game systems and strategies, offensive and defensive tactics, why the transition game is so important, goal keeping strategies and tactics, practice drills, and much more. By the time you finish reading this book, you will have a much greater understanding of the intricacies of the game that will make you a better player or coach. The author has been playing and coaching indoor and outdoor soccer for more than 40 years. He has learned the strategies and tactics by watching, playing with, and interviewing some of the best players and teams in the game. He has assembled this knowledge and is ready to share it with anyone wishing to improve their game.
Download Indoor Soccer: Strategies and Tactics epub
ISBN: 1439239061
ISBN13: 978-1439239063
Category: Sports
Subcategory: Soccer
Author: Greg Ferguson
Language: English
Publisher: BookSurge Publishing (June 2, 2009)
Pages: 142 pages
ePUB size: 1626 kb
FB2 size: 1787 kb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 681
Other Formats: lrf azw docx lrf

This book is not a book for those beginning to play soccer. This book is geared for those who already know how to play outdoor soccer and are transitioning to indoor soccer. The book starts out with a comprehensive comparison between indoor and outdoor play, discusses game systems and strategies, playing offense, playing defense, transitions, substitutions, goal keeping and plays. For each topic discussed, the author points out the differences between indoor and outdoor soccer and why something you may do in outdoor soccer may not be appropriate for indoor soccer or how you may need to adjust for indoor soccer play. The final chapter provides a set of drills which are specific to indoor soccer.

This is the best book I have found on indoor soccer. It is well written, with each chapter being broken up into short subsections which are to the point and augmented with easy to understand diagrams. This book contains about 129 pages of great insight into playing indoor soccer and was written by someone who clearly understands and explains "when and why" you need to play indoor soccer differently from outdoor soccer. I highly recommend this book for experienced outdoor soccer players transitioning to indoor soccer.Indoor Soccer: Strategies and Tactics
This book is made for indoor soccer players, but it is also useful for coaches (and perhaps players) of 6v6 and 7v7 outdoor soccer.

- It details difference between indoor and outdoor soccer.
- It discusses the various formations that are commonly used as well as their benefits and drawbacks.
- It discusses various strategies of play.

Obviously not all the info translates to outdoor soccer, but much of it does.

The only drawback is that for some reason, Kindle edition does not have the graphics that the paperback version has (mostly relating to formations and field) - which is why I gave it 4 stars instead of 5.

Bottom line: Great for indoor players and for enterprising coaches of outdoor U11 and below.
This is a good introduction to indoor soccer for begineers. There is a lot of good information specific to indoor soccer versus outdoor.
nice read. great info... not so easy to remember the tactics part as a player. I nees however, to read it again to understand offensive/defensive tactics more in depth.
This book is a great resource that highlights the differences between indoor and outdoor, provides tactics, explanations, game situations, etc. A great book for someone like me - played outdoor since I was a kid but look for reference material for coaching, but relatively new to indoor and now coaching my daughter there.
I have chosen this book as a means of improving the way my outdoor soccer team play indoor football and have found it very informative.
We purchased several copies of the book as a giveaway to indoor coaches. It has been very well received. We like the content and presentation very much. Thanks.
Not much usefully info