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Coaching Education | Women in Soccer Panel Discussion

Of the approximately 4.1 million youth sports coaches in America, only an estimated 650,000 are women. A recent study in the journal Gender &Society found an even wider gender disparity, with only 13.4 percent of American Youth Soccer Association coaches being women.
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Coaching Education | Practice Activities for 8U Players

This worksheet features practice activities for your 8-and-Under team to try during the season. The activities are designed to help each player work on his or her ball skills in a fun and engaging way.
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Coaching Education | Soccer: Today & Tomorrow

This slideshow looks at the state of coaching in soccer today and where we are going. It examines trends in tactics and style of play all across the globe. It also looks at changes in the mentality of coaches and how many facets of the game are influenced by various visions from different countries and areas of the world.
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Coaching Education | Fun Five Series

Check out these five fun activities that are geared for the Under-7 and Under-8 age groups. These are five activities that all coaches should utilize at least once. A guided discovery section is also included so coaches know what types of questions to ask the players to enhance their learning.
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Small Sided Games Rules

Rules for Small Sided Games
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Coaching Education | Peeling Back the Onion

This presentation provides a tactical pathway for the development of spatial awareness, which should be seen as a long-term developmental continuum beginning with youth players running around in a cluster and ending with purposeful positional play in 11-a-side soccer — a process analogous to slowly peeling back the layers of an onion.
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Coaching Education | What Systems Should We Play?

Most of the time, at the highest level, players adjust to the coach and his system. The coaches, though, are able to pick or buy the players the need for their system. Player adjustments are nominal because the players fit into the system from the beginning. That’s why they buy them.
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Coaching Education | Utilizing Video

The professionalization of sports coaching has led to a constant need to develop and improve coaching performance and behavior. As a result, reflective practice has become common place within coaching and relevant to the development of sports coaches. This study aims to develop on traditional reflective processes, by identifying how video can be used to assist the learning process of coaches.
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Coaching Education | Soccer Urban Myths

As with any activity in life, soccer is filled with myths. Some are comical, some are frightening, some are unbelievable and some hit too close to home for comfort. All are exceptions to the rule and all are debatable. Here are some looks at myths surrounding several areas of youth soccer.
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Physical Education Class

Soccer club coaches must now take on the role of the P. E. teacher since this subject is taught less and less often in the schools of America. Therefore our soccer coaches must know many of the teaching principles of physical education and be prepared to supplement the soccer lessons with movement education, rhythmic exercises, tumbling, etc.
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