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Developing strong egos in players

Parents often come to LeftFoot Coaching Academy in search of help for their children. The list is long in reasons but the most common theme is to build confidence.  I think of confidence as the assurances of the child in technical application of a repeated and applied skill. That the more they can apply a…

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Mastery in Other Sports? Part 2.

Does youth soccer have a mastery component? As with the martial arts or gymnastic sports, individualized empowerment is focused toward a high quality of technical demands with both extrinsic and intrinsic measurements. For instance, the martial artist needs to both progressively demonstrate basic and advanced skills to an external judge and still have internal guidance…

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