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The Value of Technology for Youth Soccer

I'll go ahead and say it, I have my hesitations when it comes to all the "products" available in youth soccer these days. Do we need more technology for Youth Soccer such as teaching gadgets, skills training

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Functional Movement & ACL Prevention and Recovery with Chris Gorres

Earlier this week we welcomed Chris Gorres (TrainerGorres.com) to Soccer Parenting for an hour long interview about some important topics for parents to be more aware of:Functional Movement for Injury

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Utilizing Multi-Sport Activities for Optimal Soccer & Athlete Development

As a mom, I worked hard to get Cali, my soccer playing daughter, into a variety of sports when she was young. Afterall, there is ample research (this link is to a master's thesis providing an overview

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SWAY Medical Making Concussion Testing Easier

Note:  Soccer Parenting is not being compensated in any capacity for this article.A new technology that is FDA cleared and developed to help medical professionals assess potential concussions during

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A Discussion About Playing Surfaces

Wednesday, September 19  8:30 amI arrived to Boulder, Colorado yesterday for the Brock USA Summit: Protect the Player, Protect the Game: Creating the Optimal Sports Environment for the Athlete. While

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Youth Sports Nutrition – Fueling Our Youth Athletes

We had record registration and attendance at our monthly webinar earlier today with expert guest, Abby Forman – Registered Dietitian, providing us with great insights on youth sports nutrition and how

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Size Matters – The Little Athlete’s Perspective

"What can I do to grow?”...my son asks as we drive home from training.“Why?” I respond.“Because everyone is bigger than me and I just want to be their size.”When your child enjoys playing sport,

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When Should Young Athletes Start Lifting?

Bryan Schwebke of Paramount Performance PT joins SoccerParenting.com for a discussion about young athletes and what is best for them in terms of when to introduce weight lifting to their athletic

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Player Monitoring and Youth Soccer

In this interview I ask:Can you tell us about Player Monitoring and how it can affect our kids?Dr. Toby Brooks discusses:How far player monitoring has come from the initial core temperature and cortisol

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Youth Soccer, Specialization and Long Term Athletic Development – What Parents Need to Hear

In this interview I ask:What exactly is Long Term Athletic Development?  What are we talking about when we reference LTAD?What is the connection between LTAD and sport specialization?What is

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