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How the large number of youth soccer clubs impacts youth soccer player development

How the large number of youth soccer clubs impacts youth soccer player development

Today I wanted to examine how the large number of youth soccer clubs negatively impacts player development in the United States. The first issue is that youth soccer clubs hoard players and the best players in an area rarely play together. The second problem is that the best soccer coaches are rarely coaching the bestRead more about How the large number of youth soccer clubs impacts youth soccer player development[…]

Solidarity Mechanism’s Impact on Soccer Player Development with Liviu Bird from Sports Illustrated

Solidarity Mechanism’s Impact on Soccer Player Development with Liviu Bird from Sports Illustrated

Sport’s Illustrated’s Liviu Bird stops by to discuss a controversial topic regarding soccer player development that many people don’t know about. Known to many as the “solidarity mechanism”, this FIFA policy allows clubs to be compensated for developing players. The controversy is over whether or not US clubs will be compensated. At this no USRead more about Solidarity Mechanism’s Impact on Soccer Player Development with Liviu Bird from Sports Illustrated[…]

YSE2: Part 2 with Ted Kroeten from JOTP, Youth Soccer Player Development

YSE2: Part 2 with Ted Kroeten from JOTP, Youth Soccer Player Development

In the Second part of the interview, Ted explains the difference between the Acquisition and Deliberate Practice Phases in youth soccer development. But first, thank you so much for all the positive feedback regarding Ted’s interview. We will continue putting out great content for additional resources and inspiration to all of you that want toRead more about YSE2: Part 2 with Ted Kroeten from JOTP, Youth Soccer Player Development[…]