Ultimate Guide for Soccer Moms and Dads
Rodale Books, Paperback, 9781579540807, 240pp.
Publication Date: August 2008
This pioneering volume answers parents' basic questions:
-- How do I choose the right team for my child?
-- What equipment does my child need, and how much will it cost?
-- How do I know if my child is being coached properly?
-- How can I learn the finer points of the game?
But the book goes far beyond these fundamentals, covering:
-- nutrition for young athletes
-- Conditioning and stretching
-- Moving to higher levels of competition
-- Special concerns for girls
-- Being a supportive fan and parent
The book's authors, one a devoted "soccer mom" and the other a professional player and coach, offer unique soccer insights, creating the definitive reference for soccer parents nationwide.