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?

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

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

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