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How adults can 'teach' kids by playing along

One of the best ways for adults to coach children is to play along with them.

Coaching Education: The Case for Some Orthodoxy

In a recent column by Soccer America's Paul Gardner, the author maligned orthodoxy and posited that curricula are where "problems start." If taken to the extreme, these points have some validity, however, when thrown into the context of coaching education in our country they prove somewhat amiss.

Refs on top of the action: How to position

The referee's diagonal that he or she runs goes from corner flag to corner flag. Actually, a referee who strictly adheres to this diagonal will miss seeing a number of fouls.

Don't ignore player discontent

Events of the World Cup teach us coaches a lot about the ever-changing game of soccer and the players.