Making A Plan To Succeed

Now that you are preparing for the upcoming spring and fall seasons it is time to start planning for both now and the near future; identifying and setting goals is the start. When setting goals you need to identify what your end game is; what level of competition do you want to attain. There are…

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Winter Training For Fall Winning

The new year is just weeks away and you should be thinking about preparation for next fall’s official soccer season. Indoor leagues exist during the winter months and are a great way to keep soccer fresh  in your mind and the competition drive alive; but the new year also brings a time to look back…

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10 mental mistakes soccer players make (and corrections)

  10 Mental Mistakes Soccer Players Make (and corrections) Getting involved in the hype by reading the papers and/or looking up your stats. After your season is over, then you can check this stuff out. During the season, focus on always improving. Associating with negative people. They will slow you down and taint your progress…

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10 ways parents can help their kids play their best

  1. Verbally & Nonverbally communicate you believe in them. Great parents believe in their kids and communicate it regularly. You can TELL them and SHOW them that you believe they can do anything. 2. Verbally & Nonverbally communicate that you accept them, love them, & are proud of them NO MATTER WHAT. Let them know…

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Don’t get caught up in the Fan Mentality

  Stop approaching your sport as a spectator! Each person involved has their own role: players play, coaches coach, administrators administrate, referees ref, parents parent, etc. ​ Know your role – You are a player, an athlete, a participant. This means you must think like a participant, not as a coach, not as an administrator,…

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5 Characteristics of a Successful Athlete Mindset

1. Passion– You don’t want to play soccer just for the sake of playing, or because your friends do it, or because you just want to win. You want to compete because you love it, and you’re passionate about it. If you truly love soccer, then it’s not going to seem like work for you,…

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