Intellect & Intuition

Intellect & Intuition

The old saying that “if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail” is rampant in youth soccer. Every player that walks in the door at LeftFoot only dribbles with one foot. They don’t give any love to their left foot.

Something Bigger Than Yourself

[vertical_spacing height=”5″] I came to Winnipeg for the NSCAA Women’s World Cup Experience hoping to surround myself with the game of football and find a vision for the future. I understood that at LeftFoot there was the micro and macro process of building a company founded on certain aspects of the game — but for…

You Don’t Get Better At Ball Striking By Only Going to Ball Striking Sessions

You Don’t Get Better At Ball Striking By Only Going to Ball Striking Sessions

Over the twenty two years of coaching soccer I organized the LeftFoot theory of player development into segments of qualities that I observed from coaching great teams. From the seven qualities of great players, only one of the qualities relates to Ball Striking. However, it’s the most desired session from new students and current students in…

What We Can’t Do In a Club Setting

What We Can’t Do In a Club Setting

Building a soccer home for players AND coaches. Over the past six months as we’ve prepared to open a second location, I’ve been studying the issues that come with growth and expansion, as well as reflecting on my own transition from coach to company leader. I’ve used the saying, “what worked at one hundred members doesn’t necessarily work…