Blog Category: Psycho-Social

How to set great goals in order to succeed on and off the soccer field

Published on October 15, 2018

I’m sure you’ve heard of the term SMART goal.. or some variation of that. We use this acronym to give our goals a criteria in order to be great goals.. Here is my version of the SMART goal….   S- Specific M- Measurable A-Action oriented R-Realistic T-Timely  | Read More » |

Top 3 leadership qualities for youth soccer players

Published on September 20, 2018

In my opinion, leadership is one of the most important skills your daughter will learn while playing soccer- it will translate to every area of her life going forward. Being a leader is not about having power. it’s about leading a group of people  | Read More » |

How girls soccer players can use Visualization to improve confidence and performance

Published on September 4, 2018

Visualization can be a great tool for your daughter to use to be successful and feel more confident. Visualization is kind of an interesting topic. I’m a huge believer in it and that it can help you in all areas of your life. It’s rarely talked  | Read More » |

How to strike down confidence destroyers

Published on July 10, 2018

Sometimes we’ve done all we can within ourselves to be confident… …but it just isn’t enough. A coach benches you for allowing a goal… You don’t make the high school team… There are several external factors that can play a role in  | Read More » |

3 ways girls soccer players can be more confident

Published on July 10, 2018

Alright, now it’s time to get into the nitty gritty of how your daughter can actually boost her confidence. Being confident comes from within and it must be worked on EVERY SINGLE DAY! Here are 3 ways that your daughter can work on her confidence  | Read More » |

How to become a better teammate

Published on July 4, 2018

Being a good teammate is often overlooked when it comes to the grand scheme of things. If you want to make a new team or play in college, you will have a really hard time if you are an awful teammate. People talk, and if word gets around that no one wants  | Read More » |

The importance of accountability for girls soccer players

Published on July 4, 2018

Psychosocial skill #3 that your daughter must possess in order to be successful is accountability It is important for her to realize that she is in charge of what does and what doesn’t happen to her. If your daughter isn’t accountable when it comes  | Read More » |

How girls soccer players can Deal with adversity

Published on July 4, 2018

The second psychosocial skill your daughter must have in order to be a well rounded player is learning how to deal with adversity. No one likes having to deal with adversity but we can’t live without, and more importantly, we can’t grow without  | Read More » |