05 Aug

How to Pass – Coaching Guide

Young soccer players, particularly those under the age of six have a tendency to engage in what’s known as egocentric play; where self-seeking football actions like dribbling and scoring are...

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22 Jul

What to wear for 5-a-side?

When it comes to playing 5-a-side, you’d be forgiven for thinking that a pair of shin-guards and Copa Mundials would do you for a competitive kick-about but there’s much more to be gained from a...

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11 Jul

Holiday Camp – Daily Schedule: how does it run?

If you’ve never been to one of our soccer camps, here’s a breakdown of how things run each day so that you know what to expect before you sign-up:

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24 Jun

Holiday Camp – Weekly Schedule: how does it run?

If you’ve never been to one of our soccer camps, here’s a breakdown of how things run each day so that you know what to expect before you sign-up:

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30 Jul

What’s in a KIKOFF Coaching session?

In previous blogs – representative task design, a player-centered approach and a carefully attuned challenge/skill ratio were underlined as important cornerstones in the design and conduct of...

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26 Jul

Youth Football at Club Level: where does the money go?

What if I told you that the coaching fees you pay to clubs weren’t being used correctly? What if I told you they were being used elsewhere to support a program that’s of no benefit to your child?

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24 Jul

School holidays coming up - we’ve got just the thing

Parents, you are not alone. Trust me, I get it – you don’t have to pretend these next few weeks aren’t going to be spent living in fear of the havoc your kids might wreak across your home during...

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19 Jul

Coaching Australia’s Young Footballers: Pastime or Hobby?

Widespread perception of youth coaching seems to lie somewhere between glorified hobby and viable career option.

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17 Jul

Nurturing the desire to achieve

It’s been well-documented in psychological literature that a player’s motivation to succeed is largely contingent upon two things in particular: -

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13 Jul

Never underestimate the benefits of backyard football

Wembley/Cuppy, Kerby, German, Wally or Headers & Volleys – you name it, we played it; the nostalgic names of football games which absolutely made our childhoods. Perhaps, they’re the places we...

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