Chapter 1. Individual Skills: Dribbling, Passing, Receiving; Chapter 2. Team Possession; Chapter 3. The Goalkeeper in the Attack; Chapter 4. Attacking From the Defensive Third; Chapter 5. Attacking Through the Middle Third; Chapter 6. Creating Opportunities in the Attacking Third; Chapter 7. Attacking From the Flanks; Chapter 8. Specialty Skills: Crossing, Attack Heading; Chapter 9. Shooting and Finishing; Chapter 10. Corner Kicks and Throw-Ins; Chapter 11. Direct and Indirect Free Kicks.
Jay Miller's 40-year coaching career is the culmination of a life of competition and mentoring at every level of football. Jay has served as a national teams coach and coaching instructor for the United States Soccer Federation since 1978. He has contributed to several technical reports for competitions, including the 1994 World Cup, 1996 Olympic Games and the 1999 Women's World Cup.
"Attacking Soccer makes the subtle complexities of a tactical sport clean and enlightening. It is a must-read for all aspiring coaches and players."Mick Elliott-- Award-Winning Sports Writer and Olympic Journalist "Jay Miller is one of the few professionals who can train coaches and teams and excel at both. His insightful book is a first-class manual on how to attack."Ray Reid-- Head Soccer Coach University of Connecticut "The most successful coaches 'see' the game and make adjustments when necessary. They also connect with and develop their players. Jay excels at both, and with Attacking Soccer you can too."Taylor Twellman-- Former U.S. Men's National Team Player and MLS MVP With the New England Revolution, ESPN Analyst for MLS and U.S. Men's National Team Matches "Jay Miller possesses a vast wealth of knowledge culled from his coaching experiences across every level of American soccer over the past 35 years. He shares what he has devised and learned in Attacking Soccer, an informative guide to breaking down the opposition composed with the help of established and successful coaches from across the country. The lessons included in this book provide vital knowledge for coaches at any level looking to improve how their team moves from back to front and produces chances in the final third."Kyle McCarthy-- FOX Soccer "Jay Miller is an excellent choice as a contributing editor because of his experience at every level of soccer from youth to professional. He has a vast knowledge of this wonderful game, and his insight will resonate with all coaches. Great coaches are always actively searching for new or different ways to learn about their game. This book offers an excellent platform into the perspective of 11 of our country's most knowledgeable and successful soccer coaches."Jay Heaps-- Head Coach New England Revolution