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 team environment is similar to the classroom. If the child is struggling with a technique or concept, the most efficient path to improvement is one to one or small group instruction from a qualified instructor.
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.
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[…]
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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 to meet with Director of Coaching for The Colorado Storm to discuss the benefits of team and individual coaching in soccer. Tiffeny has an IMPRESSIVE resume and her own Wikipedia Page. Take a minute to watch the video – the video is short but the insight is thoughtful and extremely Read more about Benefits Of Team Coaching & Individual Coaching In Soccer – Tiffeny Milbrett[…]