August 5, 2019

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Two years ago, I wrote a very popular blog about how it was time to do away with Max-Out Aerobic tests in team sports. You can read that blog by clicking here,

February 25, 2019

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Let me preface this blog by disclosing that I am a HUGE Man United fan. I started supporting them way back when I was 7... my dad bought me a jersey while visiting Manchester on a business trip and I've loved them ever since.

These past 6 years post Sir Alex F...

December 11, 2018

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All great leaders will tell you that one of the keys to success within an organization is communication.

It cannot be understated how important it is for every person to know exactly what their role is, what is expected of them, and what they need to do to individually...

August 1, 2018

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5.) Do Not Let Your Children (Players) Do Anything That Makes You Dislike Them

“It is an act of responsibility to discipline a child. It is not anger at misbehavior. It is not revenge for a misdeed. It is instead a careful combination of mercy a...

July 26, 2018

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A few days ago, I finished reading a great book that a friend of mine bought for me called 12 Rules For Life by Jordan Peterson. As I was going through the chapters and thinking of ways to apply the rules to my life, it occurred to me that it might be cool to apply the...

June 2, 2018

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I wanted to wait a few months before writing my first blog about how we’ve been using SoccerPulse with the Charlotte Independence, because when you are working with data and a new team, it’s important to make sure you understand the context for the data, as well as the...

May 15, 2018

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I feel compelled to write this blog because in the last few weeks, I’ve seen lots of drills, both online and in person, that seem to be classified as “training”. Usually, these drills don’t involve a defender, but they typically involve some type of body movement aroun...

April 12, 2018

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Two weeks ago, my friend Mike went to Holland on a two-week vacation to watch a few matches and experience the football culture of the Dutch. Mike is one of those people who will bring his boots everywhere he goes, looking to jump in and play a game of pick-up on the s...

March 1, 2018

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For some coaches, the warm is a time for them to chat to their fellow staff members, while their players do a slow jog around the pitch, some dynamic stretching, and then into the first drill of the planned session.

But for those of us who want to get the most out of ou...

February 15, 2018

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As the NWSL preseason gets started across the country, many players will be entering at different levels of preparedness. There are quite a few players who play overseas during the NWSL’s offseason period, especially in Australia.

The Australian league just wrapped up a...