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Lessons from the World Cup

The officials had more power in helping them make good decisions – VAR. Ice Hockey learned these lesson years ago and soccer is just catching up. Plus in the England

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Field Players

Welcome to this month’s article on skill development with Soccer in Slow Motion. This month we want to share with you a new street soccer term and share how it’s

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Goalkeepers

The hidden gem of great goalkeepers lies in their ability to navigate their area. In nearly every training session across the globe keepers are indirectly working on their footwork. Learning

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Referees

The Mercy Rule The entire first half is played no matter the score and the referee keeps a record (time and jersey number of the scorers) of all the scores

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Coaches

A UNIQUE COACHING APPROACH Many times revolutionary ideas are greeted by strong skepticism.  The 1+1 and 1 vs. 1 training method is no exception to this phenomenon.  Click here to

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A Reminder

The Pitch is active with all sorts of teams giving it their all. The temperatures are coming down a bit and before long, we’ll be into the cool of the

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From the Commissioner’s Desk

How Soccer Bills Devoured This Family’s Budget By PAUL KEEGAN and KATE SANTICHEN LIKE MOST PARENTS, Steve and Siobhan Jones of Folsom, Calif., will do just about anything to support their children’s passions.

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A Very Special Day For Me!

I was invited to be part of Kings Canyon Reedley Youth Soccer Leagues opening day Ceremonies. When I got to the campus I was shocked when I couldn’t find anywhere

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Pro Tip

“I thought I’d share my thoughts on the sign in your newsletter which was very good by the way. “If I’m thinking of hiring someone based on their resume and

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