The Soccer Tryout Handbook takes you through a series of soccer-based competitions that evaluates a large group of players in a short amount of time.
For the first time ever, you now have a resource that will allow you to run a fair, non-political tryout.
Follow the steps in this workbook and you'll end up with a complete ranking of all participants based on their soccer playing performances. More
Conducting tryouts is one of the toughest challenges of the advanced or competitive soccer coach. The goal of this book is to help you, the soccer coach, run a tryout that is both effective and fair.
When conducted correctly, your tryout will result in a complete ranking of all participants. You willhaveclearevidenceonhowplayersperformedin1 vs. 1competitions,4vs. 4small-sidedgames and11 vs. 11 soccer. If time permits, you can also generate speed and fitness rankings.
The activities are designed to run themselves. They are designed to evaluate a large group of players (no more than 40) in a short amount of time. The end result is clear, unbiased evidence on who should make the team.