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Results: 12 Article(s) Found.

Coaching Education | Championship Menus

Ever wonder what players at FC Barcelona eat before a big game? This document offers several menu items and recipes that will help prepare your team to play its best.
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US Youth Soccer launches new online clinic focused on Principles of Play

US Youth Soccer has released “Constructive Soccer – Principles of Play” a new online clinic focused on coaches with experience identifying patterns of play in real-time game and training situations. The clinic is offered at no cost on
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Coaching Education | Chelsea FC Coaching Manual

English side Chelsea FC is one of the most successful European clubs in recent history. Check out their "foundation" development coaching manual with more than 120 practices across a variety of coaching themes.
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Coaching Education | Game Wisdom

It's important to realize what stage of cognitive development a child is in and develop your coaching tactics to suit that level of development. Making a child perform above his or her abilities creates internal and external pressure that could be harmful to the love of the game.
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Coaching Education | Intensive Training

American Academy of Pediatrics on specialization in young athletes: "Children involved in sports should be encouraged to participate in a variety of different activities and develop a wide range of skills. Young athletes who specialize in just one sport may be denied the benefits of varied activity while facing additional physical, physiologic, and psychologic demands from intense training and competition."​
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Coaching Education | Soccer: Today and Tomorrow

This presentation by Terry Michler looks at growing trends in soccer across the world and how the way the game is played has evolved from the past. Enjoy many comparisons and statistical comparisons in style of play from different generations and countries.
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Coaching Education | The 10 Most Important Conditions To Develop Creative Potential

Horst Wein looks at the benefits of moving from an overly structured practice to one that allows the players more freedom, which could lead to the growth and maturity of more creative players on the soccer field.
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US Youth Soccer Introduces Practice Guides for the U6-U8, U-10 and U-12 Age Groups

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The US Youth Soccer Coaching Department has introduced its latest coaching resources with three age-specific practice activity guides. The three guides — for the U6-U8, U-10 and U-12 age groups — give coaches an idea of what should be covered throughout a season while highlighting activities that focus on development in a low-stress, fun-filled environment.
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Coaching Education | Volunteer Recruitment and Retention

This presentation from the 2012 US Youth Soccer Workshop looks at strategies to find volunteers for your club or organization, along with ways to ensure those volunteers enjoy their experience and stick around. Dr. Sheranne Fairley of the McCormack Department of Sport Management and Dr. Christine Green of the University of Texas Sport Development Lab share their insight.
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Coaching Education | Soccer Coaching for Dummies

Take a look at this breakdown of the basics of all areas of coaching youth soccer. You don't need to have a long list of qualifications to effectively guide a team. Just keep some of these suggestions in mind.
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Results: 12 Article(s) Found.