Category Archives for "Parents"

#14 – Bundle of Sticks – Playing Together to Achieve Team Synergies

Sticks in a bundle can’t be broken but sticks taken singly can be easily broken. Same applies to people. [spp-player] One of the most potent superpowers any team has is Unity. In this episode, we talk about creating unity on the field, amplifying it at home, and using Unity as a measure of a game’s effectiveness. […]

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#12 – Get Ready to Enjoy a Tournament!

[spp-player] So much of the tournament experience happens beyond the pitch. Building esprit-de-corps, enjoying local food, experiencing the hotel, and checking out many different game and coaching styles are just a few! In this episode, we explore two real-world soccer tournaments that are hosted in the Maryland area. As co-owner for both of these tournaments, David shares […]

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What in the World is Futsal?

Please connect with me here: https://thesoccersidelines.com/connect/. You’re the reason I do this!Please support the show here: https://thesoccersidelines.com/go/. Every dollar counts! Shortly after picking up my first futsal license, I thought to myself: I’ve been coaching futsal like I’ve been coaching outdoor soccer for three years! How many others have the same questions I did? Maybe you […]

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Dehydration Effects on Athletic Performance

In this episode we’re going to talk about dehydration effects on athletic performance. Dehydration decreases mental and physical performance both on the field and in school in dramatic ways. Not staying hydrated, for example, cut performance by nearly 50% in laboratory studies for patients who were just walking!Dehydration affects the body and the mind in many […]

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