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Traditional Sports Camps vs Small Group Clinics – A Coach Perspective

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.

Youth Soccer: Differences between Development Academy, ECNL and Competitive

Your athlete is at the age in their soccer career where they must decide between playing for a DA, ECNL, or Competitive team. What is the best soccer path for your athlete? What are their soccer goals? Play soccer with their friends? Play soccer in college? Become the next Mallory Pugh (Real Colorado ECNL) or Read more about Youth Soccer: Differences between Development Academy, ECNL and Competitive[…]

Why Private Training Is Important In Youth Soccer – Brian Haynes

The StriveFar team had the opportunity connect with Brian Haynes who is the Director of Coaching Boys Division & Academy Director  for Colorado Storm. Brian discussed the importance of private soccer training in youth soccer.   StriveFar Individual and small group coaching provides athletes the opportunity to improve at their sport and reach their goals. StriveFar makes private Read more about Why Private Training Is Important In Youth Soccer – Brian Haynes[…]

10 Tips for Soccer Parents on the Sidleines

A few years ago I wrote a post about soccer parents, but at that point, I did not imagine that we would now be one of “those” families, driving to soccer games in different cities, spending the night in hotels, and paying buckets of money to play a sport that many of us just went Read more about 10 Tips for Soccer Parents on the Sidleines[…]

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Youth Soccer: Cost, Time, and Love – A Parent’s Perspective

As a parent, we all want the best for our kids when it comes to their participation in and enjoyment of playing sports. When my kids first started playing soccer at the recreational level, it was obviously just for fun and to learn the aspects of the sport.  It was with a small local soccer Read more about Youth Soccer: Cost, Time, and Love – A Parent’s Perspective[…]

How to Encourage Communication in Youth Soccer

During my year of soccer coaching in Denver, Colorado I have been startled at how loud and rambunctious a group of players can be off the field, yet as soon as they step over that line onto the pitch, a painful silence pollutes the air. On one side of the pitch, you have the loudest Read more about How to Encourage Communication in Youth Soccer[…]

Confidence, Anxiety & Over-thinking. How to Add Psychological Training to your Private Coaching

When I first started private coaching, I concentrated very much on the technical aspects of the game.  But, a few months in, I realised I was missing a trick. That is the trick of sport psychology. Here are a few common problems that lots of athletes have problems with and how to combat them during Read more about Confidence, Anxiety & Over-thinking. How to Add Psychological Training to your Private Coaching[…]

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