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The Dangers of Comparing Yourself to Others: Social Media

Published on June 11, 2018

If your daughter has social media, she needs to read this. This post strays slightly away from soccer, but I feel is important to talk about in a time when social media is such a huge part of our lives. Read on… We live in a time where social media  | Read More » |

Why Girls Soccer Players Need to Commit to Training this Summer

Published on June 7, 2018

The summer is the most important time of the year for player development. Over the past few years, summer is when I see the most growth with the soccer players we train. In the fall, your daughter’s teammates and coaches will know exactly how your  | Read More » |

Why Getting out of Your Comfort Zone is so Important for Girls Soccer Players

Published on May 30, 2018

We’ve all heard the term “get out of your comfort zone.” You’ve probably used it with your daughter or have been told that you need to get out of your comfort zone. I know I use it when talking to my players. But what exactly does  | Read More » |

Summer Hydration Tips for Girls Soccer Players

Published on May 24, 2018

Things are starting to heat up in Sacramento (sad face)! With it heating up, the need to nail down hydration is critical to your performance! Soccer players who know how to hydrate will feel better, have more energy, and be able to think more clearly.   What  | Read More » |

The Importance of Speed Training for Girls Soccer Players

Published on May 19, 2018

A lot of parents ask me how their daughter can get faster. First off, if your daughter wants to get faster, she has to do more than just run. Although some kids are more “naturally” fast than others, it doesn’t mean that your daughter  | Read More » |

The Most Underrated Skill in Youth Soccer

Published on May 8, 2018

What do you think is the most underrated and overlooked skill that soccer players don’t practice enough? Answer: A quality first touch is arguably the single most important skill in soccer! The topic of first touch and controlling the ball is not  | Read More » |

3 Tips to Stand out at Youth Soccer Tryouts

Published on April 30, 2018

Tryouts can be a stressful and grueling process for players of all levels. The pressure is on your daughter to make sure she makes the team or else she faces being cut. I wanted to share some must-do tips that will help your daughter to impress any coach  | Read More » |

The Importance of Being Coachable

Published on April 24, 2018

If you want your daughter to develop and get the most out of her sport and life, then being coachable is essential. It is always the coachable players who learn the most, work the hardest, and ultimately are the most successful on and off the field. Being  | Read More » |