Coaches complain about kids being more engaged in video games than in sports, but they’re not sure why. “Kids just aren’t the same as they used to be” I remember when I was a kid…I think that “I remember when I was a kid” is a very good place to start.When you were a kid,… Read More Fortnite 1 – 0 ‘Fossil’ Coach
Finals are coming, for most, and now more than ever we need to Respect the Game before we Lose the Game. Watch the Video #PlaySFYS
Playoffs are into the semi-finals (for most teams) and the stakes get higher with each week of play! Please accept your role in San Francisco to help Respect the Game, so we don’t Lose the Game. Watch the Video #PlaySFYS
Another season of player training has finished. Over 100 players joined the SFYS program this season – our highest attended session so far! There were 2 sessions, with 4 meetings on offer, over two months. All of the clinics were held at the beautiful Paul Goode field in the Presidio, with huge thanks to University… Read More Fall Player Development Clinics
Thank you for playing with us this summer! Our numbers doubled this year, even if not every player was present! A strong pat on the back the our Junior Coaches. Their commitment to the program and to the game is wonderful and makes programming like this possible. A recap for the skills of the week,… Read More Summer 4v4. That’s a wrap!
SFYS loves your pictures. REALLY loves your pictures. So much so that we want to help you get a better pictures all of the time. We spoke with SF local Richard Osborn, a longtime photojournalist/content producer whose work has appeared in such outlets as Inside Tennis, Diablo Magazine, Men’s Journal, USOpen.org and BNPParibasOpen.com, to gather… Read More Photographing the game.
As we approach the mid-point of our inaugural summer program, we wanted to share some of the highlights: Confidence. Players are having a fantastic time with the ball at their feet. In just a few weeks, ‘panic kicking’ has been replaced with a first touch and an attempt to beat the player(s) in front. Each… Read More Summer 4v4 Clinic. Week 3
From the English FA. They created ‘England DNA‘, which outlines the playing and coaching philosophy for the English teams. They publicized the approach to encourage and support teams, coaches, and clubs across England to a level of consistency. This is the first article in their series, but the approach is not too dissimilar from the… Read More the foundation phase by the fa