Monthly Archives: February 2014

Work on the small number of most important skills the majority of the time

Guest blogger Paul Spacey – Look for his book in March! You may have heard of the 80/20 Rule (also known as Pareto’s Principle) which basically states that roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. This … Continue reading

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Preparing for the conditions is vital for young players

Originally posted on Soccer Coaching Blog | Professional Soccer Coaching Advice:
One thing’s for sure, it hasn’t been great weather for goalkeepers this winter. Changing weather conditions can cause problems. How will the ball bounce? Will it skid through or stop?…

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Deceased soccer player’s brain reveals presence of CTE

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Counter-Attacking

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Warm-up Fitness

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Warm-up Passing

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Breaking Offside Line

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Are you teaching your kids GRIT? This is a must watch TED Talk

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The Nowhere Men

Originally posted on The Ball is Round:
“You can never have enough heads”, so Worzel Gummidge once said and nothing could be closer to the truth than the roles I currently have at Lewes.  Director, co-website editor, co-programme editor and…

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Get your players to shoot

Originally posted on Soccer Coaching Blog | Professional Soccer Coaching Advice:
How often do you watch your striker reach great attacking positions only to then delay his shot, offering enough time for defenders to get back and put in a tackle?…

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