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Training for Speed, Agility, & Quickness

Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness

Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is by far my favorite SAQ (Speed, Agility, and Quickness) resource anywhere.

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Make The Days Count

Muhammad Ali

Don’t count the days, make the days count.

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Are Bad Parents Driving Good Coaches Away?

A bad sports parent gets in the face of a referee

As a coach, I have personally seen situations where  parents are undermining and down right hostile toward good coaches. This is not to say this is always the case, and indeed, I’ve seen situations where parents are too supportive of bad coaches. Has the problem of bad parents driving good coaches away become an epidemic?

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The Will To Win

Bobby Knight on the will to win

Most people have the will to win. Few people have the will to prepare to win.

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Is Your Players’ Motivation Level: Convenient, Compliant, Conditional or Full Commitment?

What is your level of soccer dedication?

Commitment is usually one of the things that successful teams attribute to their success. Lack of commitment is usually one of the things identified in teams that fail.

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Carnival of Athletic Training 10

Carnival of Athletic Training

Discover Soccer’s “Carnival of Athletic Training” features links to other sites for all things related to athletic training.

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Follow-up: Our Interview With The Makers of Pelada

Scene from the movie, Pelada in Nairobi, Kenya

We first told you about Pelada when it was still in development. For those of you who have not seen the movie, Pelada is a documentary following Luke and Gwendolyn, two former college soccer stars who didnʼt quite make it to the pros.

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Does The USL Offer Walk-on Tryouts?

A USL player competes in the USL Championship Final

I’m interested in joining the United Soccer League 1st or 2nd Division. Do they offer walk on try outs?

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How To Get Players To Use Their Weak Foot

A young player dribbles using both feet

Many years ago, I studied Kung-Fu. My instructor told me, “It’s ok to have a strong side, but not to have a weak side.” I believe this same principle applies to soccer as well.

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Carnival of Athletic Training 9

Carnival of Athletic Training

Discover Soccer’s “Carnival of Athletic Training” features links to other sites for all things related to athletic training.

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