This is the last week of Futsal. We start back outdoor next week. This weekend the US Youth Futsal Nationals are taking place here in the Kansas City area. Teams from all over the country are coming here to compete. Boys and girls teams from U9 to U19 will face off to determine the champion in 21 different divisions. I'll put together a complete report about the event for next week's show as well as how my teams are taking the lessons learned during the … [Read more...]
#072 What Motivates Soccer Players?
Last weekend I had a great trip with three of my teams to a tournament. The kids played great and it was great time for the parents and player to get to know each other better. This week I’m looking at player motivation. I want to talk about what I think motivates players. The difference between motivation for games and training. What works for me and what doesn’t. The two areas that you are trying to motivate in game situations and the role of motivational … [Read more...]