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Effective: Summer 2013

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)

Description -
Tournament Indoor soccer provides students the opportunity to demonstrate their soccer skills in a competitive tournament environment.

Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate mastery of advanced techniques.
  2. Demonstrate mastery of receiving and control ball techniques with all body parts.
  3. Demonstrate mastery of defensive and attacking soccer strategy.
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. Dribbling moves in tight spaces
    2. Long accurate passing
    3. Accurate Shooting
    4. Mastery of offensive and defensive heading
    5. Goal keeper organization and communication.
  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
    2. Group play with out restrictions
    3. Team 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.
    1. Methods of soccer training.
    2. Strategy and style.
    3. 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.