Interview with parents discussing the benefits of individual and small group training for their athletes.
The United States is NOT developing technical and tactical soccer players. Youth Soccer’s “pay to play” model is keeping soccer a middle to upper class youth sport and excluding thousands of potential players.
Individual technical & skill development are critical for the players’ development. It gives them confidence on the field. Understanding the game, decision-making, and soccer awareness creates a complete player.
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:
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.
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[…]
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[…]