Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking – Part 2 — Gary Curneen 0

Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking – Part 2 — Gary Curneen

Having read so much about the Jose Mourinho “coaching experience”, I felt as though I was taking my place in the stands for something very special. Like his presentation earlier on that day, it did not disappoint. I can honestly say that every aspect of the training session was done with a higher level of organization,… Read More »

US Soccer – Studio 90 Extra Time with Alex Morgan 0

US Soccer – Studio 90 Extra Time with Alex Morgan

In this video from US Soccer, Alex Morgan sits in as the final guest in Manchester on Studio 90 Extra Time.  Morgan recaps the USA’s win against Canada, her winning goal in the 123rd minute and talks about the buoyant mood amongst the team as they look forward to Thursday’s Gold Medal match with Japan… Read More »

Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking – Part 1 -Gary Curneen 0

Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking – Part 1 -Gary Curneen

 I have been a fan of Jose Mourinho for many years. When the opportunity came to watch him work first hand with Real Madrid in Los Angeles, I signed up for the NSCAA Course right away. I have observed numerous training sessions at professional clubs with top coaches before, but this was different. I expected to… Read More »

WNT Arrives in Manchester 0

WNT Arrives in Manchester

In this video from US Soccer, we take a look at the group standings and hear from head coach Pia Sundhage and forward Abby Wambach ahead of Tuesday’s match at Old Trafford.  After clinching a spot in the Olympic quarterfinals, the U.S. Women’s National Team headed to Manchester on Sunday for their final game of… Read More »

Drill Less, Play More – Success in Soccer Article 0

Drill Less, Play More – Success in Soccer Article

In this article, Hermann Bomers draws our attention to a common problem in youth soccer training and argues that a good training program must be fundamentally play-oriented.  Taking dribbling as his example, he shows us how practice games with special rules can be used at any age level to promote and develop desired skills. READ… Read More »

Canadian Women’s National Team 0

Canadian Women’s National Team

A quick video put together by a Kwik Goal staff member highlighting the Canadian Women’s National Team.  Canada, a two-time CONCACAF champion, won a confederation silver medal at the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament in front of record-setting Canadian crowds at BC Place in Vancouver, BC this past January.  Kwik Goal is proud to… Read More »

YMS Mini Kickers – John Greaves 0

YMS Mini Kickers – John Greaves

In this clip, John Greaves, the Director of Coaching for the Yardley Makefield Soccer Club, talks about his Mini Kickers program for children aged four to six.  John explains how by starting the kids at a young age and in a fun yet educational environment, they hope to “light the fire in them” to want… Read More »

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 »