US Soccer – U.S. Paralympic Soccer Team Ready for London Games 0

US Soccer – U.S. Paralympic Soccer Team Ready for London Games

In this video, ussoccer.com talks to members of the U.S. Paralympic Soccer Team and head coach Jay Hoffman as the team gets ready to head to London for the Paralympic Games.  The U.S. Paralympic Team is comprised of athletes that come from the disability group of traumatic brain injury, stroke survivors and cerebral palsy.  Kwik… Read More »

Real Madrid Jose Mourinho PM Session – Mike Jacobs 0

Real Madrid Jose Mourinho PM Session – Mike Jacobs

Mike Jacobs, Head Men’s Soccer Coach at the University of Evansville, shares his notes and write up of one of Jose Mourinho’s training sessions. 5:00 PM             Dynamic warm-up – outfield players and goalkeepers break up onto two different fields 5:07 PM                5 v 2 in 10 x 10 grid 5:15 PM             (Diagram A) 5 players… Read More »

Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking – Part 3 — Gary Curneen 0

Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking – Part 3 — Gary Curneen

One of the many nice surprises on the “NSCAA Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking Course’ was the fact that he brought his entire staff along with him for the presentation. Mourinho’s staff included Rui Faria, Aitor Karanka,  Silvino Louro, Luis Campos, Santiago Lozano, Carlos Lalín and José Morais. Each of them would discuss the area in… Read More »

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 »