Archive | January, 2014

“Tackling Is Desperation, Not Development!”

Now before all of you get all worked up you need to take a look at the source of the quote…It didn’t come from me, but I agree with it wholeheartedly…. The other day I read an interesting quote from Xavi Hernandez of FC Barcelona and the Spanish National Team… Xavi was asked what he [...]

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All I Have To Say Is Wow!

Take a look at the the link below… The show is called “Friday Night Tykes”…8 and 9 year old boys playing football in San Antonio, TX… This displays everything that is wrong with American Youth Athletic Culture…This show makes me ashamed to be American…This show proves that the claims I have been making about American [...]

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If You Do It Right, Prepare to Get Bashed!

So folks…Coach Randle has heard it all now…and quite frankly, I crack up every time I hear it…. “He is not a good technical coach!” “He is too tactical and systematic for 9 year olds!” “His possession style of play creates robots or dumb players!” “It will just be a matter of time before everyone [...]

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Samantha Tran…US Women’s Teams Star in the Making

This is a treat for all soccer parents, coaches and players out there…Please read below and then watch video #1…when that is complete please read part 2 and then watch video # 2… Part 1 It’s funny…in America we are male dominated sports society that is obsessed with ego and brute force… If you want [...]

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Soccer and Business: Are They Really One in the Same?

Take a look at this business article in Entrepreneur Magazine. It’s funny how business and sports are really just one in the same.  Most people think of a sports coach as someone who will teach their kid how to play that particular sport. But that is really just a superficial and flawed definition.  Before I [...]

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