Kids Soccer: Disappointments and Defeats are Good

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We’ve all heard the old catch phrase, “No Pain, No Gain” When children are exposed to gifted players (same age) or high performers they tend to react in two different ways. They can embrace their teammate as being similar to themselves and enjoy the spoils of victory or they can see the skills of the [...]

Soccer Parents: The Future is Now

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I was talking on the phone with my best friend the other day and we were talking about life…as you do driving home from work. Our kids, in particular kids soccer was the hot topic and the question of perception versus reality crept into the hands free conversation. I’ve read it and most people preach [...]

Soccer Tips: Have You Tried the Backyard?

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Where does the love of soccer come from? A better question might be, where does the love of sport-any sport- come from? Does it begin at training or during a match? Does it come from the glitz and glam of television or attending packed stadiums? I’d answer a definite NO to all of the above. [...]

Soccer Mastermind: For the Love, Not the Money

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A friend ask me, “How can you be bothered writing, do you make any money? At first it seemed arrogant, even odd. How dare him, as angry, defensive thoughts trickled down my spine. Funny thing is this, when I write there are no hidden agendas. I’m not aware of time or the money it costs [...]

Love Based Soccer: Growth Beyond Measure

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