America SCORES Cleveland Online Curriculum
Introduction to SCORES
Learn all about what America SCORES is with Coach Matthew. Write your own acrostic poem about what the word SCORES means to you! Submit your poems to us on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”
There are a few foundational skills to practice before you start trying the more complicated skills such as dribbling and passing. Coach Ramona gives you a few basic skills to practice. Give these a try and show us what you learned on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”
Field of Play
Understanding where to play and what kind of ball to play with is vital to getting better at soccer. Coach Matthew talks you through where you should play and what kind of ball to use. Show us where you are practicing and what you are practicing with on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”
Introduction to Dribbling
Once you have perfected foundations you can move onto dribbling. Coach Ramona walks you through which parts of the foot to use when kicking the ball. Show us your dribbling skills using all sides of your foot on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”
Coach Josiah teaches you how to start and restart a game. Show us your own Kick Off skills on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”
Dribbling in Space
Once you know which sides of your foot to use you can start trying to dribble. Start by dribbling in a small space where you can keep control of the ball. Show us your dribbling skills on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”
In and Out of Play
Coach Matthew teaches how to know when a ball is in play and when it is out of play. This lesson will help you understand when to stop playing and when to keep going. A good rule of thumb is to never stop playing until you hear the referee’s whistle!
Show us what you have learned on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.” Show us on a sheet of paper or in the field of play you have what a ball looks like in bounds and what it looks like out of bounds.
How do you get the ball back in play after it goes out of bounds? You use a throw in. Coach Matthew teaches you how to complete a proper throw in. Remember to keep both feet on the ground and use two hands to throw it back in over your head.
On Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer,” show us what you learned! Demonstrate your best throw in!
Making a Goal
Scoring a goal is one of the most exciting parts of a soccer game. Coach Josiah teaches you what counts as a goal and what does not. Once you watch the video show us your goal celebration on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”
Shooting a Goal
Now you know what counts as a goal time to learn how to make a goal. Coach Josiah teaches you how to kick the ball and how your foot should look.
Show us your goal scoring kicks on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”
Being the goalie is a tough but important job. Coach Courtney explains the role of the goalie and what unique things they can do. Share your favorite part of being a goalie is on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.’
Being the goalie requires you to know how to stop the ball in variety of ways. In this video Coach Courtney explains the different ways of catching and stopping the ball. Show off your goal saving skills on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”
In this video Coach Matthew explains the role of the Forward. What is your favorite part about playing forward? Share with us on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”
Step Over and Scissors
Learning to fake out an opponent is a difficult but helpful skill. In this video Coach Josiah teaches you how to make your opponent think you are heading one direction when you are really going another.
Shows us how you can trick someone the game on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”