We are woefully lacking in coaches that really know how to coach the game well in the US.  Most coaches say, “I want to teach my players to love the game.” That’s an awesome goal, but how do you do that?

First, you must know that you can’t “make” your players love soccer.  Just like you can’t “make” someone love anything.  As the coach, it may be better to think of the process as “opening doors” or “sharing secrets” to the game’s genius.  You must also share your passion with enthusiastic responses to the beautiful minutiae that separate mediocre and good or good and great.  A properly weighted pass to the correct foot is difficult, but when your players pull it off, make a big deal about it to let them know how special it is.

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