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Don’t Make This Mistake With Your Soccer Players

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I’m a coach, and this season my team acquired two new players. I wasn’t looking for new players. These two came to us because their parents had seen our team play over the last few seasons. They saw us winning all our games, but even more important was the way in which we won them. Recently, one of my new… Read more »

Three Techniques for Better Coach to Player Communications Part 1

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We’ve all seen it: the coach stands on the sidelines shouting orders to the team, but nothing changes on the pitch. The coach repeats the instructions, his voice a little louder this time. Still, no change in the players’ maneuvers. Eventually, the coach’s voice becomes a frantic scream as he becomes frustrated with his players’ apparent refusal to listen. Agitation… Read more »