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Goal Keeper Scramble

Goal Keeper Scramble

Goal Keeper Scramble is a fun game that helps goal keepers conditioning and helps them train their reaction to balls, aggressiveness, covering of balls.

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The Language of Confidence

The language we use programs our brains. Mastering our language gives us a great degree of mastery over our lives and our destinies.

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Championship Thinking: Build Confidence With Strategies That Really Work

Building Confidence in Athletes

Wouldn’t it be grand if we could just wake up in the morning, brush our teeth and put on our confidence for the day? Well, for those of us who don’t have a drawer full, here are 4 simple strategies that will help you build confidence.

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Is Our Team Captain Going Too Far?

How To Talk With Your Team Captain

After a recent loss, our captain was upset with the team and telling us that we shouldn’t have been laughing or joking before the game. He also told us that if we’re supposed to be there 45 minutes early, we should try to get there an hour early.

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The 4 Phases of Player Development – The Full Bloom

The Elite Phase: The Full Bloom (U-19) Development of functional and team play: Fulfillment of a player’s potential depends on his or her own efforts, the support of teammates and the unselfish guidance of her coach.

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The 4 Phases of Player Development – “The Dedication”

U-16 The Dedication Stage

The Fervid Phase: The Dedication (U-16) Development of individual skills – individual, group and team tactics: This is a critical time in the player’s development.

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The 4 Phases of Player Development – “The Commitment”

The 4 Phases of Player Development

The Formal Phase: The Commitment (U-14) Development of individual skills – individual and small group tactics: Adult standards and formal rules become applicable.

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The 4 Phases of Player Development – “The Romance”

U12 - The Romance Stage

FOUNDATION PHASE: THE ROMANCE (U-12) Development of individual skills — individual and small group tactics: The effect of the role model is very important at this stage of development.

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How Do I Overcome Nervousness?

How Do I Overcome Nervousness?

I’ve learned dribbling, passing, kicking etc. I play fine in practice, but when I am on the field where people are watching, I forget what to do with the ball. Please help me!

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The Importance of Confidence (Even Cockiness) In Goal Keepers

The Importance Of Confidence Even Cockiness At Goal Keeper

The goal keeper position often involves long bouts of inactivity followed by short, urgent bursts of peak performance. What’s more, goal keepers are more often judged on their failures than their successes. That is one of the many reasons why confidence is very important at the goal keeper position.

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