How to Play Like a Pro

Age Level: 10–14  Grade Level: 5–9

For elementary readers, these titles highlight famous athletes as examples for mastering the fundamental skills of each sport. Techniques are illustrated in exciting layouts feature game-action photos of pros and young people. An overview of the basics of the game are included, as well as more in-depth coverage of the most important skills needed to become a strong team player.

  • Can be used to support sports and physical education classes teaching team sports and history
  • Pro and champion athletes serve as examples to help young players develop physical abilities and sports skill sets
  • Practice tips to help improve one’s own game
  • Builds social skills such as good sportsmanship, leadership, and team participation
  • Supports the National Standards for Physical Education curriculum
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2008
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Baseball Skills

Baseball Skills

How to Play Like a Pro

Dave McMahon
In BASEBALL SKILLS: HOW TO PLAY LIKE A PRO author Dave McMahon builds up from the basics so that readers can play like their favorite players. A field diagram and basic scoring rules help new players learn the game...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3204-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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Basketball Skills

Basketball Skills

How to Play Like a Pro

Tom Robinson
Another title in the HOW TO PLAY LIKE A PRO series, this book gives basic as well as more advanced basketball moves. A field diagram and basic scoring rules help new players learn the game. Readers will learn dribbling techniques, how to make and receive different types of passes, and a variety of shooting and defensive skills to help them play like their favorite stars...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3205-7
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Cheerleading Skills

Cheerleading Skills

How to Cheer Like a Champ

Diane Cecchetti
Author Diane Cecchetti teaches readers all about cheerleading. From proper hand, arm, and leg positions to voice control and basic lifts and stunts (all to be done under proper supervision), readers will learn the correct way to perform many different cheerleading skills so they can perform like champions!..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3208-8
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Football Skills

Football Skills

How to Play Like a Pro

Marty Gitlin
Author Martin Gitlin breaks down the skills one needs to play football like the pros. A field diagram and basic scoring rules help new players learn the game. From passing and receiving to defensive and special teams skills, readers will learn how to throw a football, take a handoff, block defenders, make a tackle, and kick a field goal...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3203-3
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Hockey Skills

Hockey Skills

How to Play Like a Pro

James MacDonald
HOCKEY SKILLS: HOW TO PLAY LIKE A PRO teaches readers a variety of skills, from skating tips to shooting, passing, defending, and quick stops and starts. A field diagram and basic scoring rules help new players learn the game...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3207-1
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Soccer Skills

Soccer Skills

How to Play Like a Pro

J Chris Roselius
Find out how to pass, shoot, score, and defend like your favorite soccer stars in SOCCER SKILLS: HOW TO PLAY LIKE A PRO. A field diagram and basic scoring rules help new players learn the game. The book also includes practice ideas and drills to improve the reader’s skills...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3206-4
Binding: Library Ed.
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