Winning the respect of your teammates and coaches is hardly ever discussed yet it is very important in order to have a proper functioning team on and off the field. Below are my top 10 areas in order to help you win respect from your fellow teammates and coaches.
Cross-training and playing a variety of other sports, especially growing up, is very beneficial to the development of your overall soccer game. Many athletes will play soccer and only soccer at every chance they get. Nothing is wrong with this, however, there a variety of other skills, muscle groups and game senses that can be greatly developed from playing other sports.
At some time everyone that has a child gets asked to become a soccer coach. Some people are dubious when they are asked to coach their child’s soccer team. The fear lies in nerves. Your first time as a soccer coach should be a pleasant one for players, parents, and most of all you. These are some important tips that will make the experience, if you choose to take it, enjoyable
ALWAYS BE POSITIVE :: This is essential with everyone involved, including the parents, players, the other coaches.
Reflexes – This is the speed that the goalkeeper is able to react to a situation and/or a ball.
Pressure Decisions – Decisions made under pressure sometimes lead to wrong actions like coming out of the box to soon or trying to tackle a ball from an attacker when you have a defender in the area. Bad goalkeeper decisions lead to goals.