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A Winning Introduction to Soccer for 4-8 Year Olds – Webinar Recap

Thanks to nearly 250 of you who joined us for our latest webinar with two coaching experts - Nick Levett of UK Coaching, and Pammie Sichangwa of Sting Soccer Club. We discussed coaching tips, advice for

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Webinar Recap: Erica Suter and Stu Singer on Mental and Physical Performance

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the Live Webinar a few weeks back! If you missed some fantastic pointers with Erica and Stu on Mental and Physical Performance, here is a recap of some of the best

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Playing Soccer is a Smart Choice

GUEST CONTRIBUTORS Greg Smith, Ph.D.Executive DirectorMaryland State Youth Soccer Association Stacy E. KingPT, DPT, OCS, CIMT, CSCS Doctor of Physical TherapyBoard Certified Orthopedic Every year,

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Understanding the Non-Linear Nature of Athlete Development

Part 2 of a 5 Part Presentation on 5 Essential Things All Parents Must Understand, I discuss the non-linear nature of Athlete Development.  In this clip, I dive into the process of skill acquisition/development,

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7 Questions Goalkeeper Parents Should Ask Their Child’s Coach

7 words will change your child’s soccer career, when they tell you: “I think I want to play goalkeeper.”  For some families it will be a natural progression.  Perhaps the coach has been

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An Important Message to Parents as the US Soccer DA Dissolves

This post was updated at 11:00 pm EST on Wednesday April 15With the official announcement of US Soccer dissolving the Development Academy (DA), we face yet another restructuring in our youth soccer landscape

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Our European Soccer Adventure – The Impact on My Child and Family

An interview from our partner GoPlay Sports Tours with Jody Kahoalii - a parent of four young soccer-mad children from Boston, Massachusetts, all of which have been brought up playing the beautiful

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They Lost Every Game Yet Had A Winning Season

My son’s High School JV Soccer Team never won a game. They had a 0-12-1 record, and thanks to the coaches, administrators, parents – and of course the players – they won in many, many other ways.

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Are You the Parent of a Goalkeeper? READ THIS!

When my son was very little, we used to go this park where Ian Feuer (one of the contributors to this article) was training some older goalkeepers.  Ian probably doesn't remember this, but my son

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The Build Out Line, Possession Based Soccer and Modifications to the Goal Kick Rule

I have a friend who coaches Extras soccer for AYSO, and who has been through the club process with his oldest daughter.  In spring of last year, I approached my friend for advice in finding a new

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