Karl's Komments

February 2022
Koach Karl

STIMULATING SOCCER

The  National Alliance for Youth Sports resource helping coaches, parents, and administrators provide the best youth sports experiences for children publishes “Stimulating Soccer.”   READ IT HERE

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February 2022
John Hodgson

Mixed Emotions

Last weekend was a mixed emotion weekend for me. I was supposed to travel to Kansas City with Pat Ferre and our wives to watch Pat receive the US Youth

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February 2022
Pat Ferre

Decisions That Hinder

There is no promise that hard work and dedication will guarantee a world-renown or stellar career. Many officials commit the time and effort it takes to become the best they

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February 2022
Louie Mata

RECIPE FOR FUN THIS YEAR

So, we’re at the start of the New Year, and with it come goals for a variety of improvements. As a soccer player, are goals ever really set for the

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February 2022
Graham Ramsay

PLAYERS PATH to PROFICIENCY

The critical elements of keen youngsters, plenty of opportunities to play, can WALK to a pitch, often small-sided – 5v5, 7v7, rarely full-sided, and accessible to any child.  Players control

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February 2022
Jan Eric Nordmo

PLAYERS PATH to PROFICIENCY

I will disagree a little bit or perhaps suggest another reason for my friend Graham.  Although I played on hard surfaces and challenging situations, it was not this that differentiated

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February 2022
Bill Howe

RESPONSIBILITY

Great read! Mike Hodges article, ‘Resolutions Aren’t Just for the New Year!’ I agree setting individual goals is important, so children understand personal responsibility and not just go through the motions.

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February 2022
Wells Thompson

Coaches

Great Coaches Are Pro Failure; They Are Pro-Learning. How you present, the role of failure is essential. Unless you expressly and actively make it psychologically safe to fail, your players

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