Soccer Brain

Dan Abrahams – High Performance Mindset for Youth Soccer Players

Dan Abrahams delivered a great presentation on "How to Help Players High Perform Time and Again" at the latest United Soccer Coaches convention. Abrahams works with world class soccer players in his role as a sports psychologist and after hearing about his approach I don't see why the same principles and methods for soccer psychology couldn't be introduced to youth soccer players. After working with many talented athletes and seeing how a simple mistake in a match can impact the rest of a player's game Abrahams has studied extensively [...]

By |2019-01-31T08:42:44+00:00January 19th, 2019|

Dribble Up Soccer Playlist

The Dribble Up soccer app really helped our kids improve their technical footwork over the summer. One of the reasons it made a difference is that they went through playlists in the smart ball app every day. Those consistent touches on the ball really helped develop their muscle memory so the motions of standard fakes and feints were more natural. Of course it takes some discipline to do technical footwork training every day consistently in the summer. One of the questions we get from some soccer [...]

By |2018-09-01T12:56:37+00:00September 1st, 2018|

Why You Should Let Your Soccer Player Watch More TV

Watching professionals at work is a fabulous way to learn the intricacies of the beautiful game called soccer or football. As with any team sport there is a LOT you can teach a young mind about the game but most coaches only have a few hours a week to train their players. To make sure their players fully grasp a concept coaches plan their practices to train their kids on one main concept per training session. So if your daughter or son practices twice a week [...]

By |2017-12-18T05:17:05+00:00December 4th, 2017|
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