Understanding Team Positions for Soccer Training

If you are about to start soccer training for the first time, it is extremely important to understand the various team positions in the game. Having a basic understanding of soccer and all the positions that are involved will help you perform your best during training. Here, I will review some basic information that will allow you to understand the team positions that you will be introduced to during soccer training. It is important that you pay special attention to the details that are provided here. If you have any questions about the team positions after reading this article, you can direct them to your coach. The first position that we will review is that of the defenders. The defenders …

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 …

Practicing Your Kicks for Soccer Training

When you are taking part in soccer training, you will quickly learn that kicking in a key component in the difference between a successful game and a game that lacks success. This is why many coaches express the importance of practicing your kicks during soccer training. There are numerous methods that you can use to ensure success when practicing this particular aspect of your soccer game. Here, we will outline some general ways that you can increase the overall effectiveness of your kick. One of the first ways of practicing your kicks during soccer practice is to enlist the assistance of a friend or relative. This person should roll, kick, or throw the soccer ball to you in many different …

Important Coaching Accessories for Soccer Training

Soccer training is an essential part of the training and development of individuals on a soccer team. Additionally, it is a great time to focus on developing the team as a whole. There are many important coaching accessories for soccer training that can help in the development of important strategies, increasing technical abilities of the team members, and assist in organizing the sessions. Here, we will review some of these accessories and how they can help the coach during soccer training. One of the most effective coaching accessories for soccer training is the ever-popular coach board that is dry erase. This is much like a standard dry erase board, but instead of a white background, it shows the background as …

The Airplane as Your Office

Business travel very often involves long hours in flight to the city where your work will be done. For most business people, this is lost productivity time that can be torture if you cannot get work done in flight. How often have you said to yourself or to a coworker, “That’s all right, I will just work on that on the airplane.” That is a noble intent but circumstances inside an airplane cabin, especially in coach, can make the fulfillment of that commitment hard to accomplish. Like anything else, if you are going to redeem the time while you are in the air, you should come prepared with an agenda of work you can get done in that setting and …

Working Up To Be a Senior Golf Pro

Some interesting facts about the senior golfer might have some people amazed. There are three classifications that some believe in strongly. The top golfers/pros, the good amateurs and the hackers. It is said that to become a pro you will need to start early in life and hit over three hundred and sixty thousand golf balls by the time you reach twenty. Now this may be an exaggeration, but it is possible to hit a hundred balls a day if you do not work or have any other hobbies or obligations. For a top golfer or a pro it is said that they started as kids, had a mentor or a coach, were natural at athletics, hit thousands of balls …

What Senior Golf Pros Still Give Lessons

Many senior golf pros have given lessons and have made a difference in the world of golf for many people. One woman who offers lessons is Michelle Dube in Tijeras Creek. Michelle uses computerized equipment that enhances the student’s ability to further perfect their swing and create more distance with the ball and the club. The lessons focus on putting, pitching, chipping and the full swing. The classes also include the mental golf workshop to get your mind fit for playing golf as well as your body. If you need lesson, she does have a website for finding out more information about her lessons and dates. Kylee Naffziger and Mark Holiday who are PGA professionals give lessons on the full …