Saturday, December 7, 2019

Improving Pre-match Preparation: Game Realistic Warmups

Game Realistic Warmups I was at a 7-aside grassroots game recently where one team did a rondo and a short passing exercise as part of a warmup. The game kicked off, and for the rest of the game, they kicked...

Why Small-Sided Football Matches Are Important to the Development of Youngsters

Young children need lots of time with the ball in order to develop their touch and control. Unfortunately, there are still too many kids playing 11-a-side football on pitches that are too big. Games involving four, five or six players...

A Parent’s Guide to Motivating their Kids at Football

Parents all know it can be extremely hard to motivate your children these days. In a generation of kids that have become obsessed with computing games and technology, it seems almost impossible to tear them away from the popular...
A Girl's Football Team Score

Edinburgh to Host Inaugural Grassroots International Football Festival

Some youngsters need to see first-hand the joy and excitement football can generate before they can be persuaded to take up the game. So when it was announced that the inaugural Grassroots International Youth Football Festival was coming to...