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Get an in-depth look at the methods, strategies and techniques used by a youth soccer coach working full time with youth soccer players of every age and skill level. This includes training plans, team management and planning ideas, full soccer practices, the latest trends in coaching soccer and soccer training, as well as interviews with other coaches and trainers that are on the cutting edge of soccer development.

Get an in-depth look at the methods, strategies and techniques used by a youth soccer coach working full time with youth soccer players of every age and skill level. This includes training plans, team management and planning ideas, full soccer practices, the latest trends in coaching soccer and soccer training, as well as interviews with other coaches and trainers that are on the cutting edge of soccer development.
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Get an in-depth look at the methods, strategies and techniques used by a youth soccer coach working full time with youth soccer players of every age and skill level. This includes training plans, team management and planning ideas, full soccer practices, the latest trends in coaching soccer and soccer training, as well as interviews with other coaches and trainers that are on the cutting edge of soccer development.

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Episodes

#171 Training the Key Elements of Attacking

12/7/2018
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My teams had their first Futsal games last weekend. I love the change in to a different form of soccer during the winter. What’s the old saying, “A change is as good as a rest.”? We’ll I had a rest over Thanksgiving and now a change to Futsal from outdoor soccer. I’m very happy with...

Duration:00:37:03

#170 Training Defensive Compactness

11/30/2018
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I really enjoyed my Thanksgiving holiday break this year. It was a great opportunity to recharge my batteries and get ready for the start of the winter Futsal season. The extra time I had gave me the opportunity to observed SPORTING KC Academy Sessions but on by their Technical Coach. The quality of the players...

Duration:00:35:32

#169 Don’t Just Follow Your Pass

11/16/2018
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My teams didn’t have any games this weekend fortunately because the weather in KC was more like winter than fall. I took the extra time I had to start my player evaluations. I spread them out over two weekends so that I can take the time to focus on each player. The way I plan...

Duration:00:34:02

#168 The Importance of Providing Player Evaluations

11/9/2018
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I’m now officially finished with my fall season. Two of my teams played in a tournament last weekend to finish off the fall. I always put this tournament on my schedule but it’s hard to know what to expect from the weather. We were really lucky last weekend as it was mostly dry and not...

Duration:00:29:35

#167 Fall Season Recap

11/2/2018
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I only had one team playing last weekend. My U17 girls competed in the Presidents Cup tournament. For those not familiar with how the state tournaments work in the U.S.; the top teams in each age group compete in the State Cup for a chance to win and go on to Regionals. The winners of...

Duration:00:39:34

#166 Week 3 of Decision Making MicroCycle

10/26/2018
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We had our last league games of the fall season last weekend. It was great to see so much of what we had been working on come together in those games. We still have a lot to improve but we’re definitely headed in the right direction. I had an encounter with a parent from one...

Duration:00:40:10

#165 Week 2 of Playing the 5 v 2 Game to Score

10/19/2018
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One of my teams had two interesting and very different challenges this week. During their first game of the weekend they played a team that they were clearly better than but were just coasting their way through the game. There was on urgency or intensity in their play. They knew they could get by on...

Duration:00:39:16

#164 Training Combination Play to Score

10/12/2018
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Last weekend was another tournament weekend. It was local and it was nice to play a tournament close to home especially because the forecast was for rain all weekend. I had three teams in the tournament which may seem like a lot but it was manageable because it was spread out over three days. Friday...

Duration:00:35:04

#163 Game Day

10/5/2018
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I only had three games again last weekend; one Friday, one Saturday and one Sunday. The teams all played very well. It doesn’t always work out that way so it’s fun when it does. We’re at the point in the season where I’m seeing the results of what we’ve worked on in training. It’s great...

Duration:00:40:21

#162 It’s Not About You

9/28/2018
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I took just one team to a tournament last weekend. We had a great schedule; we played at 8 am and noon on Saturday and Sunday and then we headed home. There were only five teams in our group so we played each of them once. Not having to stay around to play a final...

Duration:00:41:07

#161 Pattern Play to Develop Attacking Ideas

9/21/2018
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This was a pretty easy weekend for me. I had one game a day over Friday, Saturday and Sunday. I almost didn’t know what to do with all my extra time.! During these games I was thinking about the way I change the positions that players are in during games. The way I used to do...

Duration:00:40:18

#160 Reviewing 160 Episodes

9/14/2018
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Reaching 160 episodes got me think that I’m sure there are many people listening now have not been listening from the start and may not have gone back and listen to the episodes that were produced before they discovered the show. I’m getting to the point where there are times that I’m not sure if...

Duration:00:48:38

#159 What My Teams do on Every Type of Restart

9/7/2018
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I’m sorry about not telling you that there wouldn’t be a podcast last week. I forgot that it was Labor Day weekend and I had two teams going to a tournament. I didn’t remember until after I’d already recorded and posted the last episode. The two teams I took to the tournament played very well...

Duration:00:52:31

#158 Individual and Team Possession

8/24/2018
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This is the fourth week of training for the teams in our club. I’m finally getting into the flow of the season. Each team has had a number of games and I’m starting to learn more about the players and they’re starting to understand what I’m look for from them. The recreational league games started...

Duration:00:33:08

#157 The First Games of the Season

8/17/2018
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I’m sorry for missing last week’s podcast. Everything just piled up and I ran out of time. On top of a crazy week I also had three teams in a tournament so there was no time to get it done over the weekend as I’ve been planning to do. With all of that taken care...

Duration:00:31:23

#156 Starting Your Season with Structure or Skill?

8/3/2018
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This week has just been insane. Create cards and rosters for our older team and getting the uniforms and coaches meeting organized for the younger teams has been a bigger job than I could ever have imagined. his weekend I have to get the schedule done and then hopefully I can get my life back into...

Duration:00:35:09

#155 US Soccer Roadmaps and Developing a Style of Play

7/27/2018
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If you’re anything like me you when through some serious World Cup withdrawal. I’d been spoiled by being able to watch so much good soccer over the last month that I didn’t know what to do with myself now that it was over. I discovered the Rugby World Cup Sevens last weekend. I would describe it...

Duration:00:45:16

#154 Impressions of the 2018 World Cup Final

7/20/2018
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I want to give you some info that will help explain how I’m going to present episodes in the future. Usually I record on Thursdays but it’s going too hard with my coaching schedule this fall. I’m now going to produce them on Sunday so I’ll have a bit more time to put it together...

Duration:00:27:41

#153 Off Season and Pre Season Conditioning

7/13/2018
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I enjoyed the bit of time off I took over the last couple of weeks. It gave me some extra time to spend with friends and family over the 4th of July holiday. Things are still in full swing with preparations for the recreational season coming up so it wasn’t a complete break but still...

Duration:00:41:49

CSW Extra 8 – Rondo Session Show Notes

6/29/2018
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I wasn’t able to schedule a time to talk with Scott Moody of SoccerFIT about their new soccer conditioning app this week. I decided I would spend my time putting the show notes together for last weeks show on directional rondos. So go back to episode 152 and you’ll find a link to those notes....

Duration:00:01:14