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Benefits of Watching Soccer for Technical & Tactical Improvement

February 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today, more than in the previous decades, soccer is more accessible for our players to watch.  The top European leagues are broadcast on cable networks and MLS is thriving (and expanding) twenty years since its inception.  The point is, our players have access to watch and learn from the best in the business on a…

5 Tactical Solutions to 5 Tactical Problems

January 9, 2019

5 Tactical Solutions To 5 Tactical Problems Building on last month’s blog post of “5 Technical Solutions To 5 Technical Problems”, it’s only fitting that this month we focus on the “5 Tactical Solutions To 5 Tactical Problems”. Below are five main issues that we see within the youth game today. The main goal here…

5 Technical Solutions To 5 Technical Problems

December 6, 2018

A big thing that I am noticing throughout the club is that some players are receiving, passing, shooting, and dribbling the soccer ball in ways that are not helping them technically. The main reason why I and our staff stress good technique is because it ultimately leads to good decision making. Good technique allows you…

Big B’s Top 10 Checklist For College Soccer Recruits

November 11, 2018

As a former college soccer recruit, a college player at both the Division I and Division III levels, and a former College Assistant Coach, I have seen my fair share of do’s and don’ts for potential collegiate student athletes. My goal with this blog is to help our players understand what they should be doing…

NLSA to host United Soccer Coaches Course

October 29, 2018

SPECIAL TOPICS: TEACHING DEFENSIVE CONCEPTS Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 Time: Sat 9:00a – 4:00p. Registration Deadline: December 10, 2018 Register Here

Widener WSOC ID Clinic 11/4/18

October 18, 2018

Message from Coach: I’m the new women’s soccer coach at Widener University in Chester, PA. I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself and notify you about our College ID Clinic which will be held on Sunday Nov. 4 from 9 AM – 11:45 AM. I am looking to find quality student-athletes who can…

Club Outing – Philly Union v NYCFC – Aug 18

July 21, 2018

NLSA Philadelphia Union Club Outing August 18th vs. David Villa & New York City FC Join Us To Enjoy A Great Evening Of Soccer! August 18, 2018 7:00 pm Kickoff Talen Energy Stadium We want to invite all our coaches, players, and parents to take part in this yearly tradition. We are proud of what…

What does the word CARE mean in Soccer?

January 26, 2018

Coach Brian here. We are happy to introduce our first of what is planned to be a monthly email/blog series discussing certain topics, issues, and opportunities we believe will benefit our club’s players. This first one considers the four things, we believe, our players can control to optimize their performance and improve their chances for…