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Things My Mom Never Said to Me

I truly believe nobody accomplishes anything on their own. Success is a combination of individual effort and surrounding yourself with the right people who will influence your life in the correct way.

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No Weekend Plans? Try Footgolf

“Mom, I’m bored.”My goalkeeper son and I had arrived in Spain for a two and a half week vacation.  We had flown into Marbella, on the southern Mediterranean coast, to give us a chance to relax

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7 Questions Every Soccer Parent Should Ask

As parents we have a tendency to try and find a solution to help our children.  Our child is struggling in math, so we find a tutor.  Our child gets a cavity so we buy a different toothbrush. 

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Your Parent Guide to Helping Your Child Be Inspired by the FIFA World Cup

The Women’s World Cup began in Paris on Friday, June 7th with a France-Korea (4-0) match that kicked of 52 games in 9 French host cities, culminating in a July 7 final.Here is a link to the complete

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The Secret to Fulfilling Our Potential as a Soccer Nation

One of the slides I often use in presentations to soccer coaches, parents and club directors depicts the various issues/problems/inefficiencies with our youth soccer landscape.  We discuss the power

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Donna Fishter on Parents Ensuring Players Have A Strong Authentic Identity to Support their Performance Identity

I received so many texts and DM's and emails from parents after this Donna Fishter webinar earlier this week thanking me for the conversation and with messages of gratitude for the topics we covered. 

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Mark Pulisic Webinar Recap

We had a record turnout this week for our Mark Pulisic webinar - thanks to all who were able to attend. I wish I would have had time to get to all the questions you asked -and for those who had lingering

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Youth Soccer Inspires Players When This Happens

Christian Lavers, president of the ECNL used the term: “Collaboration is a force multiplier” recently on a 3four3 podcast interview. While Christian was referencing the collaborative efforts amongst

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7 Ways for Parents to Inspire their Youth Soccer Player

When it comes to youth soccer, the term “parent engagement” needs some clarification. Understandably there is some confusion around this currently popular and trending term.I've heard from parents

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Who You Use as Examples and Role Models Matters

What coach or parent has not used the talents of a famous player as an example? How they trained, their work ethic, stories of their youth and their skills on the field. These are all used by coaches and

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