Promoting Sportsmanship as a Soccer Training Coach

As a soccer training coach, you are responsible for many things. Your team members should understand the basic rules of soccer, they should know and understand all the positions in soccer, they must know how to perform many techniques, and they must develop personally in skills, and be able to hold their own on the field. However, there is one main responsibility that is often forgotten when it comes to effectively coaching during soccer training sessions. This is the responsibility of promoting sportsmanship as a soccer training coach. Sportsmanship is very simple to understand. It means to display a high sense of pride in the game play, the rules, the ethics, and the fun in a game. As a soccer …

Preventing Sunburn during Soccer Training

Many times, soccer training takes place outdoors in the bright sunshine. While this is a totally healthy environment to practice building essential skills and techniques required to effectively develop a soccer player, it does pose the potential of the players experiencing sunburn. This is especially true of individuals who have fair skin. Sunburn can happen very quickly, but the results of the burn can last weeks. This is why it is important to learn ways of preventing sunburn during soccer training. In this article, I will provide helpful hints on how you can aide this prevention. If you are a parent of a child that is participating in an outdoor soccer training session, this information is particularly important. The first …