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 May Newsletter 2011

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The Soccer Sports Letter  May 2011
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Soccer Coaching Tips & Advice

Figuring out how to coach youth soccer is as much about understanding the mental part of the game as it is in understanding the physical parts of the game. Understanding what motivates a player, and how to get the most out of them can help you elevate the play of any team, regardless of the talent.


Teaching the Game by Tony DiCicco - As a coach, clearly you need to keep helping players understand positioning and spatial awareness. But the last thing you want to do is lock players into specific and rigid roles by saying, "You stay ... Read More..

The changing world of youth sports leagues by Paul Whilte  - Robert Malina, director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports at Michigan State University, says most parents would be better off putting the money they spend on travel teams into a savings a... Read More..  offers numerous articles to help youth soccer coaches do all of the above.  Click here to learn more..

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Building Your House by Roby Stahl - Building a career for yourself is much like building a house. It takes a lot of visualization and actually “seeing” what your dream house looks like. Then you must start with the basic foundation. Read More..
Concentrate on grassroots By Jim White - -You may wonder why a bunch of youngsters being shouted at as they kick a ball around has anything to do with, for instance, England's failure to qualify for Euro 2008. Sir Trevor Brooking, the Footbal... Read More..
How Expectations Affect Performance by Eric Steege - Whether you know it or not, the expectations you form as a coach about players on your team affects not only your own behavior toward them but also the feelings and performance of those players. Havin... Read More..

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 Articles you might have missed...

Traits and Gifts of a Good Youth Coach by Dann Woog - In nearly three decades in youth soccer, Dean Conway has seen plenty. However, the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association director of coaching says there is always more to learn. Recently he and Tim C... Read More..
The Art of the Breakaway - The way the game is today where teams play with flat back lines there are more opportunities for “High Noon” situations. To get good at it all you have to do is practice; practice and practice in game... Read More..
Motivation is more than a question of Winning & Losing by Darren Treasure - Persuasive evidence exists to suggest that by making certain cues, rewards, and expectations salient a parent or coach can encourage a particular goal orientation and in so doing affect the way a chil... Read More..

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Click on books for more information  Created and designed especially for the parent and beginning youth soccer coach...easy to follow and profusely illustrated.
Practice of ChampionsFUNdamental Soccer
The book that's revolutionizing the youth soccer world! An amazing, revolutionary approach in training and coaching the basic skills of the game. Patient, consistent, sequential exposure to this nine-step method will produce champion youth soccer players!
Tactics of ChampionsFUNdamental Soccer
How to plan and organize soccer practices. Learn the simple, yet effective methods to teach soccer tactics to youth players.
This book is packed with the essential knowledge for the development of this specialized position, while maintaining the fun of the game. 
The book for the youth player. Full page illustrations are filled with games, exercises, and activities the players can do on their own or with friends to improve their game.
The Spanish translation of the best seller FUNdamental Soccer Practice. Endorsed by Carlos A. Menjivar, Director of the Latin American Soccer Coaches Association.
FUNdamental Soccer for Clueless ParentsFUNdamental Soccer
The perfect book for the parent or beginning coach that knows absolutely nothing about youth soccer, but needs to learn FAST !