Head’s Up: Concussions in Youth Soccer

Nearly 18 million children play youth soccer in a given year, and according to the American Journal of Sports Medicine, soccer is the number one sport for high-school girls’ concussions. It is the number two sport for overall youth concussions, ranked only after boys’ football.

Arsenal – Can We Still Say “In Wenger We Trust”?

Arsenal is probably one of the most successful clubs in the world even though fans and football purists might think otherwise. Yes, there are rumors doing the rounds that Arsene Wenger, its longest serving manager, is destroying the club by selling off its players. Thanks to a good relationship with Barcelona, both Henry and Fabregas left, and then it was Nasri, and at the close of the last season, both Alex Song and Robin Van Persie both bid farewell to the club for a lot more money.

Helping Your Child Handle Rejection

Team sports may be a young person’s first experience with the heartache of rejection, and it may be difficult. Many children are embarrassed by being rejected, and they may feel excluded from a peer group to which they want to belong. It may affect their self-esteem and social standing at school.

How to Talk to Your Child’s Coach

In the ideal world, your child’s coach would actually approach you before any sort of problem had time to take root. He would explain in simple terms what the problem was, and what he proposed to do about it, which would be a wonderfully kind and reasonable solution, and you would agree with him, and everything would be terrific.

Futsal: The Shorter Version of Football

Futsal is a game that is commonly called ‘indoor soccer’ or indoor football’. The reason is that the rules that govern the game are comparable to soccer and it is played indoors. The pitch, or court, used to play this game is entirely different from that of soccer.

Five Tips to Prevent Soccer Injuries

Soccer injuries do happen. This sport is a highly physical one that getting injured can sometimes be plainly unavoidable. Nonetheless, this unpleasant consequence is not just confined to the soccer sport. Everyone recognizes that there is always some form of risk for injury no matter what sport you participate in.

Five Best Exercises to Improve Your Leg Strength in Soccer

Playing soccer involves the use of the legs 95% of the time. It is a game that is almost hands-free for the players except for the goalie whose role is to catch the ball from entering the goal. With the legs being used for dribbling, kicking and maneuvering the ball all the time, it’s exceedingly necessary that players develop strong legs to last longer in this game.

Stoke City Vs Arsenal – My Comments

I am actually surprised that a lot of people complained about the way we failed to breakdown a resolute Stoke City defence and grab some goals. Well for me, I was more concerned about how we would deal with their horribly bullying set pieces and long ball tactics. It even got worse…

Why Soccer Is A Great Sport

One of the main advantages of soccer is that it unites countries and continents especially at the World Cup level. For instance, Spain’s victory during the 2010 World Cup brought together a divided nation in celebration of the victory. Similarly, African fans closely followed and cheered the continents’ participants in the tournament in unison, with Ghana being the most impressive having reached the quarter finals.

Why a Soccer Field Is Called a Pitch

The first explanation for why a soccer field is called a pitch comes from the beginnings of both soccer and cricket. This is possibly why this is the most popular answer for the question we are asking. Most people believe that a soccer field is called a pitch because it refers to the fact that the goals had to be pounded, or pitched, into the ground. This is similar to using the word in the context of “pitching a tent.” The fact that a cricket field is called a pitch as well goes a long way to imagining that this could be the actual way a soccer field started being called a pitch. Also, from what I could find, all playing fields in England are called a pitch.

Tips On How To Be A Soccer Trainer

Soccer trainers cater to learners of various levels such as basic, intermediate and advanced. If you wish to become a good trainer, you should determine the level of training that could provide to learners. Before you start with this interesting career, make sure you have expertise in playing this sport. It is important that you understand the different rules, strategies, and other aspects that will be beneficial to your trainees. In fact, most coaches and trainers are former professional soccer players. They are knowledgeable in various tactics and techniques that can help their team win every match. In addition, these professionals are also members of reputable football associations.

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