Why is your kid not scoring goals during the weekends?

Soccer for Kids Football First Con Boutsianis

We all want our kids to do well in a match. Scoring goals lifts everyone’s confidence and morale. The goal scorer is considered the standout of a team, and everyone wants to be that person. Therefore, why is it that your kid is struggling to score on the weekend? Is it because he or she has just … Read more Why is your kid not scoring goals during the weekends?

Who matters the most, the coach or the soccer players?

Post Con Boutsianis.Does the Coach or the soccer players make the difference to the team winning?

One of the most controversial questions is: Does a coach or the soccer players make the main difference to a team winning or losing competitions?. Many believe that when a team is losing that the manager must get the sack. Some people think that the players must take the blame as well. Still, the manager … Read more Who matters the most, the coach or the soccer players?

Do You Learn More from Winning or Losing?

Do You Learn More from Winning or Losing Soccer Matches?By Con Boutsianis

Most people I asked this question, “Do You Learn More from Winning or Losing Soccer Matches?” answered losing because they know what they did wrong. When I was asked that same question, I also noted losing, but once I thought about it a little more and listened to other perspectives, I soon realized that there was more to learn from winning than I thought.   … Read more Do You Learn More from Winning or Losing?

Which soccer boots should I get?

soccer boots

Over the years, we have seen many different types of soccer boots or cleats in the US. Sometimes, selecting the right pair for yourself can be a little challenging, especially if you’re a parent choosing for your kid. Many questions go through your mind about which pair to buy. The most important one for people is … Read more Which soccer boots should I get?

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

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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

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

Self-Esteem, The Critical Component For Youth Development In Football

Self-Steem post Football First

One of the significant issues involving children and even adults, both personal and professional development is self-esteem.   Nowadays, we engage our kids in a sports activity, so we can keep them physically active and let them socially interact with their team and or coaches. Therefore, most parents are questioning if their kids should worry about … Read more Self-Esteem, The Critical Component For Youth Development In Football