Self-confidence removes fear and doubt and allows the athlete to play loose, aggressive, and most importantly without the fear of failure. There is no question that an athlete’s self-confidence correlates to their performance in practice and games.
The question we have debated around the office is, when is the right time to start training for soccer tryouts and the upcoming season? While a few weeks before the tryouts/seasons is not too late, it is also not ideal. Let’s step back and look at the many areas where your athlete has an opportunity to make improvements:
Finding the right coach for personal training was a very important step in this direction. Sports training is not one and done, but rather a continuous and long-term process. The relationship with a personal coach needs to be and should be approached as long term as well.
As one of the founders of the youth sports marketplace, StriveFar, I am frequently asked if I use StriveFar. The answer is “absolutely!” – Vipanj Patel
Camps have traditionally been an integral part of the summer experience. Kids looking to improve at their sport and build their strength and conditioning now have a better option – Small Group Training.
Unfinished business is a positive spin on the construct of “failure”. True failure occurs only rarely, such as outright giving up. Most times, it is a matter of figuring out what went right (always start with a positive) and what needs to be fixed, and then trying again.
Summer is a time for staying up late, sleeping in, and hanging out with friends. This is generally the off-season for most sports. Athletes playing competitive sports and wanting to get better at their sport use the off-season to improve their fundamentals, technique, speed, strength, and agility. The commitment and intended outcomes during the summer Read more about Affordable Alternative to Summer Sports Camps[…]
As is often the case, the idea for StriveFar was born from the frustration of the founders. I was looking for private coaches, to improve my kids speed and running form. Nick was looking to start a coaching business, after having recently moved from Singapore and London, where he played soccer for a professional club Read more about Why We Started StriveFar[…]
I am absolutely dismayed and angered about the utter lack of policies and rules to regulate what is absolutely rampant and wrong in youth soccer regarding clubs tampering with and recruiting players from other clubs during a competitive season.
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