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A Wonderful Side of Soccer - Helping Kids Feel Like They Belong [ARTICLE]

by Soccer America on

Gerardo Mercado is a 19-year-old Salvadoran who arrived to the United States in 2013, just before the height of the United States'...... Continue

United Soccer Coaches Announces 2017 High School All-America Teams [ARTICLE]

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United Soccer Coaches announced on Monday the association's High School Boys and Girls All-America Teams for the...... Continue

How to Set up Fundraising for a Soccer Program [ARTICLE]

by Amplified Soccer on

Over the course of the past three decades, an increasing number of people in the United States have become fans of...... Continue

Soccer - A Thinking Game [ARTICLE]

by Amplified Soccer on

There rarely seems to be a happy medium. Soccer players over-think. Soccer players under-think. When they do think, they can tend to think about the wrong...... Continue

Watching for and Avoiding Burnout [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Coaches sometimes joke that there are only two times when they feel stressed-day and night. Although that story represents the extreme case, certainly...... Continue

What Makes a Winner? [ARTICLE]

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As a sports dad and coach for two young daughters, it's hard to avoid the heated debate over Participation Trophies (a debate I'm glad to stay out of). But the...... Continue

Monitoring Team Freshness [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

I was once present at what appeared to be a near-perfect practice. The practice was on Thursday, and the big game was two days later on Saturday. The head coach...... Continue

Encourage Athletes [ARTICLE]

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Another major role of the coach during competitions is to recognize and praise athletes. According to world-renowned soccer coach Sir Alex...... Continue

Strength and Conditioning: Extends Beyond the Field of Play [ARTICLE]

by Amplified Soccer Athlete on

Most of us know that strength and conditioning can be extremely beneficial when it comes to reaching our fullest potential on the field such as helping us...... Continue

Functional Training for Your Team's Style of Play [ARTICLE]

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Theme: (Short / Intermediate Passing) Possession. Warm up - Create as many passes as possible. Opposite line series: Organization: 2 lines...... Continue