What is player development? Parents are asking… Parents are asking because they care about their child(ren) and we have some thoughts to share for the parent that is wondering the exact same thing! Player Development. It is a constant focus for anyone involved in youth Soccer. The USA failed to qualify for Russia 2018 and… Read More What is Player Development?
Zinedine Zidane. http://www.givemesport.com/335690-the-story-of-zinedine-zidane Carlo Ancelotti, winner of 3 Champions Leagues, who was educated in playing the formation of 1-4-4-2, changed his entire coaching education and philosophy to put Zinedine Zidane into his preferred position of attacking midfielder. Zidane grew up in an area of Marseille, France which was notorious for crime yet excelled playing on an 80×12 concrete… Read More Pick up Soccer Benefit p.2
A lot of the upcoming coaches clinics, both in the class and on the field, will be about the player. Focusing on the player and their development, their fun, and with regards to this article – players taking control of their own practice. Now, relax coach, we’re not suggesting handing over the cones just yet.… Read More Developing Self Learners
Tom Byer is an accomplished coach and leader who ‘Saved Soccer… in Japan!‘ I recently attended the NSCAA convention in Los Angeles and sat in on a presentation by an incredibly passionate individual named Tom Byer. He has a history of playing professionally and making his way in Japan, and now China as the Head… Read More Empower the kids