Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Learning Model

Originally posted on Soccer Coaching, Training & Conditioning:
Coaching a soccer team, especially a youth team, is rather straight-forward, at least theoretically.  Like all things, the devil is in the details.  But so many coaches never even get beyond proper…

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Soccer: Pope given San Lorenzos trophy after victory

Soccer: Pope given San Lorenzos trophy after victory.  Good to know the Pope, otherwise known as most interesting person of the year, loves the beautiful game. Scary thought, Argentina backer in the World Cup?

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Tap-ins need practice too…

Originally posted on Soccer Coaching Blog | Professional Soccer Coaching Advice:
It’s funny, when you’re watching a match and a goal is scored, how often do you hear someone say: “that was just a tap-in – I could have scored that”.…

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US Youth Soccer Bloggers | US Youth Soccer

US Youth Soccer Bloggers | US Youth Soccer.

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Should children play by our rules?

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10U soccer coach fired for only caring about winning

Originally posted on CoachDeck:
You could say he embodies everything wrong about parent coaches. Or you could say he is trying to make boys into men. But the parents had their say, and Justin Byrne of the Chalfont St Peter’s…

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Coaching philosophy

Originally posted on Coach Growth:
Coaching philosophy Jeff Mitchell – Community Sport Advisor – Sport Auckland It can be challenging being a coach. You are constantly being asked to make decisions which impact not only yourself but also your athletes…

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Motivation – It’s all in your mindset

Originally posted on Coach Growth:
Motivation – It’s all in your mindset Jeff Mitchell – Community Coach Advisor – Sport Auckland / GACU Think about a time when you felt really motivated. When you were energised and couldn’t wait to…

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Taking charge of your coach development – Part 13

Originally posted on Coach Growth:
Part 13 – Wrap up Jeff Mitchell – Community Coach Advisor – Sport Auckland / GACU This is the thirteenth and final article in a series of 13 on developing your coaching skills. For the…

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6,966 Days

Originally posted on The Ball is Round:
Dino Zoff, Peter Shilton, John Burridge.  Keepers never die, they simply stop coming off their line for crosses.  Age doesn’t seem to apply to the shot-stoppers as they mature like fine wines whilst…

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