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My Favorite Speed Drills for Soccer Players

"What is the answer to speed development?" Soccer players, soccer parents and soccer coaches, alike, often ponder this question. In one corner, ...

20 Coaches You Need to Follow on Social Media in 2020

As 2019 winds down, it's a good time to reflect on the past 12 months to see how much you've changed. 365 days. That seems like such a long time...

Football Defensive Schemes: The Basics You Should Know

Calling a defense is one of the greatest challenges in football. Game plans are based entirely on prediction—predicting what formations an offense w...

Ignoring Football's Work-Rest Ratios Is Holding You Back

Football is a unique game. No other team sport is defined by such short, furious bursts of intense activity broken up by extended periods of standi...

8 Mistakes I Made Training Youth Athletes (And What I Did to Fix Them)

When I graduated from college, I was looking forward to moving back home and becoming an assistant soccer coach with my high school program. I was ...