My personal letter to you, the Club’s soccer coach

Open letter to soccer coaches by Con Boutsianis

I really wanted to write a letter to all the soccer coaches, mainly those from our community’ Football Clubs.  Firstly, please let me tell you that I am really amazed by your capability to juggle your primary job, family, and coaching commitments all at once. I know it’s not easy.., you must meet the Clubs, parents, and players expectations for something that you are barely get paid for. It is an enormous responsibility to take on with little reward at the end of the day. Most of the time, you must find ways to improve your coaching skills. It requires a lot of time and … Read more My personal letter to you, the Club’s soccer coach

The reason why I don’t watch my students play with their soccer club

Youth soccer club

I barely watch my students play with their soccer club because I am focused on developing their mechanical, technical, and fitness skills individually. Indeed, soccer players committed to my one-on-one program are always the best player or in their teams’ top three players. The reason for this is because, in my personal training sessions, we are always … Read more The reason why I don’t watch my students play with their soccer club

My lessons from the Australian Open 2021

Yesterday, it was the first round of the Australian Tennis Open 2021, so I decided to watch one of the world’s best players ever to play in, Rafael Nadal. Although I am a tennis fan, I usually watched the games on the screen, but I wanted to see what separates the best players from the … Read more My lessons from the Australian Open 2021

How To Become a Professional Footballer

Professional Footballer

Many people want to know what existing pathways there are to become a professional footballer. As we well know, the typical way is to play for your school team, local Club, state team, academy team, national team, go on a soccer tour or go on your own and trial with a team overseas and work … Read more How To Become a Professional Footballer

Changes to the Laws of the Game of Football

Laws of the Game of Football haven’t changed that much over the years. However, there have been some critical adjustments to the Football International rules for the 20/21 season. In my opinion, there are three that have the stood out the most. It’s the Tackle from behind, Pass back to the Goalkeeper and VAR.  Tackle from … Read more Changes to the Laws of the Game of Football

How To Learn Soccer Skills Fast

In today’s world of football (soccer), we are continually trying to instil game strategies and tactics into our player’s heads. The intensity of the games is so high and physically demanding that they require a high level of fitness, technical skills, psychology, and tactical awareness. Everyone can develop an excellent level of strength, technique and … Read more How To Learn Soccer Skills Fast

My Open Letter to Maradona

Maradona, the Legend

Hi Champion, when I woke up this morning, I was shocked to hear that you had passed on. I didn’t want to believe it, but as I scrolled through my social media pages, I soon realised that it was true, the protagonist of my best memories left us way too early. It seems like yesterday.., … Read more My Open Letter to Maradona

Soccer Programs Summer 2020 For Kids In Australia

During the summer school holidays 2020, all the kids will love to go for a kick or will be soccer training with their respective teams. Particularly here in Melbourne, over the long Covid restrictions period, everyone will want to get back to playing matches as soon as possible, and soccer summer activities are a great … Read more Soccer Programs Summer 2020 For Kids In Australia

Which Soccer Balls Are The Best? From Grasshoppers To Adults

From size one to size five balls, you can use every ball, even a tennis ball to develop your football skills in your training sessions at home or your local park. Learn how to pick your ball with this easy guide.   If your child is interested in the game of football/soccer and you want to buy … Read more Which Soccer Balls Are The Best? From Grasshoppers To Adults

How To Tie Your Football Boots As a Pro

It’s very important that you know how to tie up your football boots laces correctly. You want to be precise so that you don’t trip over yourself while playing, in order to concentrate on scoring goals to win instead of doing your laces up during the game. Most importantly, it helps you feel the ball … Read more How To Tie Your Football Boots As a Pro