Karl's Komments

April 2022
Ric Granryd

THE DEVELOPMENT GAP

Great topic and article, ‘Players Path to Proficiency.’  I agreed with the Kontributors’ comments especially resonated with Werner Roth.  He wrote, “The most critical elements in building those players mentioned…

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April 2022
CYSA District 7

7 Stages of LongTerm Development

Ric’s ideas fit right into ‘Belyi’s Chart’: Submitted by – William Steffen I do have a modest proposal.  Rather than assigning the presumed best coaches to older age groups, why

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April 2022
Ian Goldberg

Getting Past the Covid Crises

I’m certainly glad that people are starting to think and talk about what life will be like after we get past these COVID- crises’…on TV news, around the globe, and

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Koach Karl

The ABCs of Coaching Youth

United Soccer Coaches, the largest community for soccer coaches globally, publishes another FUNdamental SOCCER article.   FUNdamental ABC’s of Coaching Youth A: Always remember that this is your players’ only childhood! C:

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Jay Martin

For Coaches to Consider

Here are some thoughts you should consider as you plan a training session: Instead of running to promote fitness, use small-sided games. You will increase fitness, technique and tactics with

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John Hodgson

Come and Join

I hope all our Leagues will be represented, so get your team registered, and let’s have a FUNtastic Cinco de Mayo in Fresno this May.    

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Shannon Hartinger

Top Soccer

A quick survey of TOPSoccer programs across the country would reveal that our coaches are not often people who would consider themselves to be soccer coaches.  TOPSoccer coaches are often

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Paul Spacey

Response – Paul Spacey

Thanks for the opportunity to expand upon what Graham and Jan rightly pointed out in the article, “Players Path to Proficiency.” factors in development; The two aspects mentioned by Graham

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