Archive | October, 2013
Carles Romagoso I Vidal

Barcelona, Here I Come!

It’s official! Coach Randle will be headed to Barcelona in 2014 to train under world renowned Youth Soccer Coach, Carles Romagosa I Vidal. Now I realize that most of you will not have any idea who he is, but those that know youth possession based soccer from all around the globe swear by his philosophies [...]

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[Balance: Situational Awareness Game] U9 and Above

This is a game I use for my kids that are U9 and above.  In this game, the real objective of the game is for the offensive players to be aware of what is going on around them.  Not only do they need to maintain awareness of where the defenders are, but they must know [...]

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The Winning Monster Bites Again

Like I always say, if you aren’t learning every time you step on the field then you aren’t really coaching… When I lost my talented holding midfielder on my U9 girls team, it immediately threw my team into a tailspin… Why? Because I had allowed her to be the fulcrum of the team and be [...]

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What Kind of Soccer Parent are You?

Take a look at this article by Roberto Valeiro Mato and let me know what you think?  Where do you fit in? Enjoy, Coach Randle What Kind of Soccer Parent are You? It is not easy to raise a child. This article will serve as a self-help guide, both in terms of children’s every day [...]

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The Power of “Team Building Exercises”

Parents and Coaches, I believe that one of the most powerful tools we have in our arsenal as coaches are “Team Building Exercises”. However, 99% of youth soccer coaches never utilize or incorporate it into their scheme. I will list some of the benefits of “Team Building Exercises” below: Kids love it and have fun [...]

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[Video] Do Americans Really Love Soccer?

Take a look at this Documentary done by two ex- American Collegiate Soccer Players… These two individuals decided to tour the world and see exactly what it meant across the globe to really “Love this Game”… We aren’t talking about people playing on pristine fields…we are talking about prisoners, lower class families and even everyday [...]

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