Developing Elite Level Players in a Small Club – Jeremy Aven 0

Developing Elite Level Players in a Small Club – Jeremy Aven

As kids lay in bed at night, dreaming of becoming the next Messi, it never crosses their mind to consider where they live. Should it? So many players around the world have a dream to one day make it to the big time. These players sometimes fight despair, poverty, lack of parental support and abysmal… Read More »

Me, My Dad and the Ball – Danielle Fagan 0

Me, My Dad and the Ball – Danielle Fagan

My dad never played soccer.  He taught me how to throw a football with a perfect spiral and also run the route to catch that throw.  He taught me to shoot a jump shot, hook shot, free throw, and a layup.  He taught me how to hit a slap shot and handle a hockey stick. … Read More »

Rich Hartis of Molde FK, Bringing Soccer to the Community 0

Rich Hartis of Molde FK, Bringing Soccer to the Community

Rich Hartis, Kwik Goal’s Technical Director and Molde FK First Team Goalkeeper Coach in Molde, Norway, explains how his club is getting the surrounding communities involved in the sport of soccer.  Every few weeks the club will travel to a various part of the community and hold a coaching session with the first team and… Read More »

Systems for Players…or Players for Systems? – Dr. Tom Martin 0

Systems for Players…or Players for Systems? – Dr. Tom Martin

With all the top level soccer going on right now in Champions League, Euros, promotion/regulation games, MLS….the age old question surfaces again: What is the best and most effective system to play? Do you play a 4-3-3,  4-2-2,  3-5-2,  4-2-3-1,  4-4-1-1,  4-1-4-1 or some other variety?  The answer is not as simple as putting numbers… Read More »