Ch 12: Soccer History & Rules

About This Chapter

Use this chapter's video lessons and quizzes to discover soccer rules and player positions along with the sport's history. Instructors also discuss basic soccer skills and strategies.

Soccer History & Rules - Chapter Summary

If you've ever wanted to learn more about the game of soccer, check out this chapter's short video lessons. Instructors show you how the game of soccer originated and compare the earliest forms of the sport to its modern-day version. You'll also explore the significance of field markings and get an introduction to the responsibilities of different player positions. Offensive strategies and ball control skills, such as passing, heading and trapping, are covered as well, along with defensive strategies and tactics. By the time you reach the end of this chapter, you should be familiar with the following:

  • The origins and evolution of soccer
  • Soccer rules and player responsibilities
  • Passing, shooting and defending skills
  • Offensive and defensive strategies

A variety of instructional materials and an approachable teaching style make this chapter an ideal resource for anyone who needs to review soccer basics. Engaging video lessons and matching transcripts are included to suit a variety of learning styles. Both formats feature instruction from experienced teachers and can be viewed in any order, at a pace that works for you. Multiple-choice quizzes are also available to help you determine how well you've absorbed the lesson material.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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