Archive | October, 2012

Youth Soccer Training: 10 Month Academy?

Is a 10 Month Academy Season the Right Move? The following article is based on my personal opinion on an article written by www.TopDrawerSoccer.com.

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3 Free Tips for Better Youth Soccer Training and Development

3 Tips for Better Youth Soccer Training and Development When I was a kid my parents didn’t even know what soccer was, so they couldn’t help me pursue the sport. Today, many of you know what soccer is, but there is so much contradictory information out there that you have no idea where to begin. [...]

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Soccer Training Lessons for Coaches in the U.S.

I spent time with Cruziero U15 Team when I was in Brazil. The session was 3 hours long. The first hour was in the gym. The time was split with a half an hour of weight training (upper and lower body) and then one half hour of core training and stabilization training for injury prevention.

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Soccer Training Observations from Cruziero

 Soccer Training Observations from Cruziero EC I spent a day observing the youth teams of Cruziero EC or Esporte Club as well.  Cruziero is the complex that I am staying on.  Right now they have five different centers or complexes. TOCA 1 is with U14/15/17/20. TOCA 2 is where the full professional team trains. The [...]

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