Monthly Archives: October 2011

Are Great Soccer Players Born? Part 2

In my last post, we examined the question “are great soccer players just born that way?” As established in that post, I believe that greatness comes from a combination of 5 key elements within each individual player.   As Daniel Coyle … Continue reading

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Are Great Soccer Players Born?

Are great soccer players just born that way? People commonly ask me the secret behind becoming a great soccer player. Many even ask if players are “just born that way”. After reading Daniel Coyle’s “The Talent Code”, I found many … Continue reading

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Welcome to Growing the Game

Welcome to Growing the Game, our new Technical Department blog at Washington Youth Soccer. Through WA Youth Soccer, we have a unique opportunity – our mission is to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of the State … Continue reading

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