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 »

Recruiting: Now and Then – Dean Koski 0

Recruiting: Now and Then – Dean Koski

Over the last 20 years recruiting has changed dramatically.  I remember vividly that during my first several years at Lehigh, there were only a handful of recruiting events to attend and the majority of recruiting was done by phone through contacting high school coaches.  Most prospects were not pressured to make decisions in the junior… Read More »

Tactical Formations – Jurgen Klinsmann 0

Tactical Formations – Jurgen Klinsmann

In this clip of Jurgen Klinsmann being interviewed from USSoccer.com, the Men’s National Team coach explains that he doesn’t have a preferred formation to use but instead says coaches need to structure their tactical formations to fit what is best for their teams.  Klinsmann varies his formations to highlight his players’ chemistry, fitness and strengths. … Read More »

Great Player Ability – Phil Stephenson 0

Great Player Ability – Phil Stephenson

It has never been hard for me to spot a good player. There is an element of ease, a comfort with the ball, a relaxed, almost nonchalant air when doing ridiculously hard things. In my eyes, the essence of this whole star or the fundamental beginnings of greatness, begins with the ability to play on… Read More »

The Power of Planning – John McGlasson 0

The Power of Planning – John McGlasson

Whatever we are doing in life, there are many factors that can alter or change our direction. Our health, fitness and nutrition are no different. Wherever you decide to go on your journey improve your health, lose weight, run a marathon or develop your fitness to play a sport such as football. There are many… Read More »

Rich Hartis of Molde FK, Kwik Charts demonstration 0

Rich Hartis of Molde FK, Kwik Charts demonstration

Rich Hartis demonstrates how to use Kwik Goal’s Kwik Charts in various applications and formats.  Rich Hartis, who is Kwik Goal’s Technical Director, is currently the Molde FK First Team Goalkeeper Coach in Molde, Norway.  He explains how he and the coaching staff utilize the Kwik Charts to go over set pieces, restarts and other… Read More »

DesO – George Fotopoulos 0

DesO – George Fotopoulos

A Champion is often defined as a person who fights, a warrior, to defy or challenge, exceeding all others. Some people think a champion is defined by rings or trophies, but the truth is a champion is defined by the effect they had on their sport and more important the people they touched. I had… Read More »

Eddie Rodger from Kics International 0

Eddie Rodger from Kics International

Eddie Rodger from Kics International gives an overview of the Holiday Inn and Suites Sports Complex in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Eddie Rodger is the founder of KICS International, a major sport marketing and promotions, South Florida based company. Mr. Rodger now manages and operates the Holiday Inn and Suites Sports Complex. This complex under his… Read More »

Developing the Junior Goalkeeper – Tania Singfield 0

Developing the Junior Goalkeeper – Tania Singfield

There’s more to it than just making the save! In my experience, spanning fifteen years as a goalkeeper coach, I am always battling the same issues with goalkeepers ages 12-14; they lack athleticism.  This is something that must start at an early age and continue to be developed throughout the teenage years. Athletic ability is… Read More »