The Magic Soccer Ball

"Receiving and Trapping"

by Coach Pedro and Susan Adam Rita



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 05/11/2007

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 40
ISBN : 9781434340375

About the Book

In this fourth book of The Magic Soccer Ball series. Rone explains to his readers how he is learning to play soccer from his coaches, his Mom and Dad. As with the first three books the beautiful game of soccer is shown in attractive and detailed illustrations teaching the young player exactly how to receive and trap the ball. Rone talks about Receiving and trapping and at the same time having fun with his family. Soccer is a great and beautiful sport and I am sure you will enjoy Rone’s teaching too.

About the Author

Amarildo Pedro Rita was born in 1962 and has been playing high level soccer in Brazil and has being coaching youth soccer players in the United States since 1999.  Currently he is the Director of Developmental Soccer Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan and author of The Magic Soccer Ball series plus The Boy and His Dream, A Great Soccer Tournament, Bending a Soccer Ball and 20 Easy Ways to Help Save the Earth.

Coach Pedro holds a bachelor degree in physical education and USSF “A” License.  

Susan Adam-Rita was born in a small city in Brazil where she lived for twenty-seven years. A psychologist in her home country, she continued to pursue her studies and currently is a PHD candidate in the counselor education program at Wayne State University. Susan lives with her husband, Pedro, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.