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Soccer Parenting Advice-Kids Soccer

Are you in love with your child? Congratulations, that’s amazing. But let me change the question a little. Are you in love with a child? Are you sure about this? Are you in love with a child that’s not yours, not genetically anyway? A word to the wise for those that have given their hearts to the little men of this world, to the future stars of the game. Youngsters are not normal. That sounds horrendous so let me paraphrase. Youngsters are full of energy, innocence and have not been Continue Reading

Kids Soccer, Criticism and The Selfish Craving For Love

For the little soccer warriors that are too young to read this, I beg you, the loving parent to pass on this message. The carrot has definitely been dangled in front of the soccer community. Inflated pay packets and the media coverage is enough to send any parent around the bend. What’s the catch? Kids soccer has become organized chaos with young children as young as 5 running all over the place competing for ball time and their chance to shine in the spotlight. The coaches and wannabes try and Continue Reading

Kids Soccer: From No To Yes

Kids all over the world are flocking to Soccer like a moth does to a flickering light found above a trash can. So your child turns to you and demands he wants to play soccer. What’s the first thing that enters your mind? After the initial shock of the question you start to conjure up excuses why your child shouldn’t play soccer. “Sorry son I don’t have the time. Sorry son we can’t afford it. Sorry son I’d love to take you but I don’t want you to get injured. Sorry son maybe next year.” Can you Continue Reading