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The Best of Soccer Journal: An NSCAA Guide to Soccer Coaching Excellence

Best of Soccer JournalIn this book, the best and most interesting articles from 20 years of the NSCAA’s Soccer Journal are collected to form a manual that covers all aspects of soccer training and coaching, beginning with the mental side and including highlights on tactics and technique, coaching and team management, as well as fitness and nutrition.
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NSCAA members receive 20% off Best of Soccer Journal. To order your copy dial 800-296-0481 (during regular business hours) or visit www.cardinalpub.com  and enter “NSCAA“ in the Search All box.


NEW! The Best of Soccer Journal: Techniques & Tactics


The Best of Soccer Journal: Techniques and Tactics offers an in-depth look at teaching techniques, skills and tactics for the soccer coach. This book offers the experience of the best coaches who have ever written for the NSCAAs renowned Soccer Journal. Shape your training according to the practical instructions given in this collection. If you want to strengthen the technique and tactics of your team on the field, the given training plans will easily provide you with the knowledge to improve the skills of your players. The articles were originally published in Soccer Journal.

NSCAA members receive 20% off Best of Soccer Journal. To order your copy dial 800-296-0481 (during regular business hours) or visit www.cardinalpub.com  and enter “NSCAA“ in the Search All box.


NSCAA Endorsed Books

NSCAA EndorsedThe following books are endorsed by NSCAA through our partnership with Meyer & Meyer Sport. Founded in 1984 by Irmgard and Hans Jürgen Meyer in Aachen, Germany, the publishing house is widely acknowledged to be among the elite of sport publishers worldwide. Since then the company has grown to be the biggest sports publishing house in Europe while ensuring quality remained the best possible.

NSCAA members receive 20% off NSCAA endorsed books. To order your copy dial 800-296-0481 (during regular business hours) or visit www.cardinalpub.com and enter “NSCAA“ in the Search All box.

Soccer Coaching Bible

The Soccer Coaching Bible

With The Soccer Coaching Bible, you can draw from the expertise and experience of 30 of the game’s most successful coaches, learning new and better ways to coach the game and develop your players.

The vast coaching expertise is divided into six sections, making it easy to choose what to implement into your program:

  • Priorities and Principles by Cliff McCrath, Joe Bean, Layton Shoemaker, and George Perry
  • Program Development and Management by Anson Dorrance, Charlie Slagle, John Rennie, Mike Jacobs, and Joe Morrone
  • Optimal Training for Learning and Performance by Lauren Gregg, Jeff Tipping, Barry Gorman, and Ron McEachen
  • Technical and Tactical Insights for Competitive Success by Steve Sampson, Jim Lennox, Peter Mellor, Tony Waiters, Jay Hoffman, and Schellas Hyndman
  • Player and Team Development and Motivation by Al Miller, Tracey Leone, Jay Martin, Miller Bugliari, Tim Schum, Chris Petrucelli, and Colleen Hacker
  • Growth Opportunities in the Coaching Role by Jeff Vennell, Peter Gooding, Tony DiCicco, and Glenn Myernick

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Soccer Drills and Skills

Soccer Skills and Drills

Master all the fundamentals that matter on the pitch with Soccer Skills & Drills. This comprehensive instructional guide for players and coaches alike teaches the techniques necessary for success as well as games and drills to hone your skills to perfection.

Learn to dribble, receive, pass, shoot, head, tackle, and guard the goal with guidance from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, the top coaches’ organization in the United States. Then use the 80 progressively arranged games and drills to practice those skills in competitive situations and small-sided games. The insightful teaching points and effective practice activities will reinforce your execution of the fundamentals and expand your repertoire of techniques and tactics.

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