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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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Winning 50/50 Balls

Winning 50/50 Balls

Soccer Coach Weekly is a very good resource. Here is a nice graphic they put together on good technique for winning 50-50 balls.

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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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Follow Your Shot

Follow Your Shot Practice Game

The Follow Your Shot game is a fun shooting game that also helps players remember to follow their shots to capitalize on rebounds.

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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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More Ways To Train On My Own?

More Ways To Train on Your Own

I live in Canada, and soccer is not exactly the most popular sport here. As a result, when I’m away from my team, I don’t really have anyone to practice with. What are the best ways to practice on my own?

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How Do I Make A Straight Kick?

How Do I Make A Straight Kick?

I’m new to soccer, but I found I am a real natural. I got good at dribbling, tactics, long passes, and short passes. I seem to be able to do fast curve balls that normally hit the target, but I cant seem to get Gerrard style power shots.

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Improve Hand-Eye Coordination

Playing Foosball (table soccer) will help improve hand-eye coordination

Here is a tip that will help your goal keepers:

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