Soccer Study Guide Middle School:
Soccer game rules:
-Kick-off: Game is started with a kick off. Kick off also done after a goal is scored. Takes place in middle of field, a member of team kicks to a teammate.
- Throw-in: If a team kicks the ball out of bounds along the sideline the ball is thrown in by other the team
-Goal kick: taken when offense hits the ball over the end-line.
-Corner kick: taken when the defense kicks the ball over the end-line.
When dribbling you should use small controlled kicks keeping the ball in front of you
When passing you should kick the ball with the inside of your foot using a medium kick
When shooting a goal kick the ball with your shoelaces and kick it as hard as you can
-FORWARDS/WINGS: Offense, can play full field, but focus on offensive end.
-MIDFIELDERS: Both offense and defense
-DEFENDERS/FULLBACKS: Defensive focus
-GOALIE: Defensive, can only use hands inside the box