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Teaching Your Team to Keep the Darn Ball

by Dan Blank

Soccer Poet

  • sports
  • sports coaching
  • athletes

Book Formats and Details

  • Paperback
    Publication Date 4/10/2015
    ISBN 978-0989697729
    Retail Price $
    Trim Size 6 x 9 in
    Page Count 160
    Image Count
    Reading Level
    Rights Available World
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POSSESSION is a step by step explanation of coaching points and on-field exercises for possession soccer. In this installment of the best-selling Soccer iQ series, Coach Dan Blank again distinguishes himself as soccer's finest how-to author, providing coaches with connect-the-dots solutions for teaching possession soccer. POSSESSION provides essential coaching philosophies that break down the art of keeping the ball. It includes dozens of training exercises as well as the mistakes that a coach can expect his players to make during those exercises - and the solutions to correct those mistakes. Filled with simple diagrams, POSSESSION is an easy-to-read guide for coaches who desperately want to help their teams keep the darn ball!

About the Author

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Dan Blank has been coaching college soccer for over twenty years and served most recently as associate head coach at the University of Georgia. He is the first coach in Southeastern Conference history to lead the conference’s best defense in consecutive years at different universities (Ole Miss 2009, Georgia 2010). He has an ‘A’ License from the USSF and an Advanced National Diploma from the NSCAA. He has also authored Soccer iQ Vol. 2 and Every Thing Your Coach Never Told You Because You’re a Girl as well as several other books. You can buy his books and read his blog at

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