Posts In Coaching

Youth Sports Hydration Guide

February 21st, 2017

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Tweet Staying hydrated is one of the most important things to remember when participating in sports or other athletic activities, and it’s even more important for children and adolescents. Dehydration not only leaves your child tired and listless on the field, but it can lead to more serious problems the longer he or she goes […]


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2 Indoor Soccer Training Ideas

November 1st, 2016

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Tweet 2 UP ONE DOWN THE GAME: This is a possession game that improves passing and receiving skills as well as improving principles of attacking play. HOW TO PLAY: The designated attacking team plays with one ball at their feet, trying to keep the ball in the grid and away from the designated defending team. […]


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Maintaining Team Discipline

October 16th, 2016

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Tweet Team discipline as crucial to the overall success of any team endeavor. Not only do disciplined teams perform well on the field, but, if teams are able to maintain good discipline both on and off the field, the overall soccer experience is more positive for all involved, parents, players, coaches and administrators. In fact, […]


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Which System of Play is Best for a Youth Soccer Team?

October 4th, 2016

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Tweet One of the biggest decisions that a youth coach faces when planning for his or her team is the decision of what system of play should be employed. In fact, this is a question that coaches want answered as they are looking for whatever edge they can get as they prepare their team for […]


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Practice Curriculum for 13 & 14 Year Old Soccer Team

September 13th, 2016

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Tweet Over the last couple of weeks I have covered a practice curriculum for nine & ten year olds as well as a plan for elevens & twelves, along with a few reminders to keep in mind during your practice time. Now it’s on to the thirteen and fourteen year olds. What I can’t stress enough is that the curriculum […]


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Practice Curriculum for 11 & 12 Year Old Soccer Team

September 6th, 2016

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Tweet In last week’s post, I covered a practice curriculum for nine and ten year olds, along with a few reminders to keep in mind during your practice time. Now it’s on to the eleven and twelve year olds. As previously stated, the curriculum below may be too advanced, it may not push your team […]


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