It’s easy to praise your child after a win on the ride home after soccer, but it takes attention and effort for parents to make a real impact after a loss.
You need to learn to walk before you can run. Learning good soccer technique takes precedence to learning soccer tactics at Skyline Soccer Association.
An educated parent is a parent prepared to take on the challenges of youth soccer. This article is the start to a Soccer Parent Education blog series.
In order for kids to learn how to be coachable, respectable players, and respectable teammates, they need wisdom. To gain that wisdom, they need to learn from making many mistakes. We need children to learn from the feelings of letting others down, or making others proud.
An off season from a specific sport can be very beneficial to a player physically, mentally, and emotionally. Giving the player time to rest and recoup and try other sports allows the individual to develop in other areas mentally and physically and helps determine what sport they may specialize in later in life.