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Results: 144 Article(s) Found.

Parenting Education | The Want to Win

Winning proves everything. It identifies perfection and the highest ideals of sport, so we are led to believe and yet we have all these awards and winners but far fewer real players and coaches. The problem is compounded by the Al Davis’s of this world who trumpet out, “win baby, win” everyday in the media. Statistics back up the claims and the vast army of youth coaches and parents suddenly see the Holy Grail of success staring directly at them. Winning solves and proves all. Or does it?
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Coaching Education | Undermining a Coach: Parental Interference

Imagine the following scenario. As a player rides home from a game with his parents, the father begins his critique of the game. He begins by telling his son that; “Your coach is making a big mistake with the way he’s handling you. Everyone knows that you’re better than Ralph is and should be one of the starting forwards. What is he thinking?” What ramifications does this behavior have for the player? For the coach?
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Read the October Edition of FUEL!

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The October 2017 edition of FUEL is now available. Read the articles, player stories, tips and more!​
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2017 US Youth Soccer MRL Girls Fall Showcase wraps up in Westfield, Ind.

WESTFIELD, Ind. (October 8, 2017) – The 2017 US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional League (MRL) Girls Fall Showcase weekend came to a close on Sunday at the Grand Park Sports Complex in Westfield, Ind.
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Games kick off at the 2017 US Youth Soccer MRL Girls Fall Showcase

WESTFIELD, Ind. (October 7, 2017) – The second annual US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional League (MRL) Girls Fall Showcase kicked off Saturday at the Grand Park Sports Complex in Westfield, Ind.
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Parenting Education | Simple Guidelines for Youth Soccer Parents

In negotiating the world of youth soccer, it is helpful to the players, the coach and the parents or guardians to understand what is expected of them. Some simple guidelines for parents/guardians helps establish the rules. Key to success is to remember that kids play soccer to have fun and to enjoy themselves. Keep big rules for big kids and the pros. For the younger players keep it simple so they can have fun.
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Coaching Education | Attacking Group Shape - 10U

This training session objective is to introduce the concept of a small group shape to U10 players. Building off training given in the U8 age group on pairs play a third attacker is added. The triangle shape should now become part of the tactics on the attack.
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Week 4 - Fitness

Week 4 of Youth Soccer Month is all about fitness and keeping yourself physically and mentally in shape for the game.
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FWRL Desert Premier League kicks off 2017-18 season

The 2017-18 US Youth Soccer Far West Regional League’s Desert Premier League (DPL) season kicked off this past weekend with 12U-14U Boys and Girls action in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Week 3 - Friendship

Week 3 of Youth Soccer Month is all about the relationships and fun generated through playing soccer and their extension beyond the field.
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