7 common mistakes that will kill your kid’s soccer career!

Article "7 common mistakes that will kill your Kid's football career" by Con Boutsianis

A couple of months ago, I was in a Zoom meeting with the Director of one of the best football/soccer academies in Europe, and he said, “From my point of view, the biggest hurdle for the players’ career is their parents”. It was a rather harsh statement, but I do see his point. For instance, I’ve seen many young players … Read more

How Can Learning Chess Make You a Great Footballer?

How Can Learning Chess Make You Succeed as a Footballer? By Con Boutsianis

Over the years, there have been many comparisons made between Football/ Soccer and Chess. They are similar in many ways from a strategic or tactical point of view. In this article, I will outline the important analogies about mastering both games.   The 6 Key Rules for Chess & Football/Soccer Thinking Ahead  The goal in chess … Read more

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

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

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

Which Soccer Balls Are The Best? From Grasshoppers To Adults

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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