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Effective: Summer 2013

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PHED 31B.
Advisory: Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Grade Type: Letter Grade, the student may select Pass/No Pass
Not Repeatable.
FHGE: Lifelong Learning Transferable: CSU/UC
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter)

Student Learning Outcomes -
  • Perform soccer skills in game play for tournament soccer competition
  • Given a selection of offensive and defensive game plays, provide an analysis of play selection and make recommendations for improvement
Description -
Indoor soccer class developing advanced skills including power passing, power shooting, speed dribbling and offensive heading. Includes advanced game strategy, tactics, and laws of the game.

Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Employ various techniques of speed dribbling, power passing, power shooting and offensive heading.
  2. Understand the different styles of soccer training.
  3. Demonstrate receiving and control ball techniques with chest, thighs and head under pressure.
  4. Practice attacking soccer strategy under restricted conditions and more offensive style of play.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Small goals, access to gym and/or fields, futsal/soccer balls, practice vests and cones.

Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Soccer techniques
    1. One versus one dribbling moves
    2. Power Passing
    3. Power Shooting
    4. Offensive Heading
    5. Goal keeper diving saves
  2. Methods of soccer training
    1. Fitness training stability, core work and speed training
    2. Warm-up, mobility and flexibility
    3. Running increased distances
    4. Strength work
    5. Plyometrics
  3. Strategy and style
    1. Advanced game style playing with restrictions
    2. Individual and group play with restrictions
    3. Group attacking with combination play
    4. Increased team play and communication
    5. More complex styles of group play including switching of the field and combination play.
Methods of Evaluation -
  1. Physical skills and performance will be evaluated by instructor observation.
  2. Oral discussion for laws of play.
  3. Journal entries.
  4. Quizes 1 - 4.
  5. Writing assignments.
Representative Text(s) -
Andres, Ken. 2012 and 2013 NCAA Men's and Women's Soccer Rules. Indianapolis, IA: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. June 2012.

Disciplines -
Physical Education
Method of Instruction -
  1. Skills demonstrations
  2. Showing of films
  3. Feedback during scrimmages
Lab Content -
  1. Soccer techniques
  2. United States and international styles of play
  3. Methods of soccer training
  4. Strategy and style
  5. Sportsmanship and laws of the game

Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
Optional reading and writing assignments as recommended by instructor.