Jr. High: Next level thinking

I found this article to be very simple and concise in explaining what was once called total football. There are a few clubs that have the skilled players to pull this off this form of soccer. This is truly the coaches dream scenario. While this may not apply to the game we play, it isContinue reading “Jr. High: Next level thinking”

Jr.High: a few ideas outside of soccer. . .

I saw this the other day in the news and wondered if this is something the Lady Riverhawks would be interested in owning at Armstrong? The other item: Calling All Artists, the Jr. High Lady Riverhawks are looking for a new design for their 2022 practice jerseys… Single Color Design Simple enough to be screenContinue reading “Jr.High: a few ideas outside of soccer. . .”

JR. High: Celebrate the Holiday Season.

Hello Team, Just taking a minute to reflect on the past year and share my gratitude for having the opportunity to share the beautiful game with y’all. This is the one sport that the whole world plays and through this game we can share the joy of human motion. Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa,Continue reading “JR. High: Celebrate the Holiday Season.”

JR.HIGH: Futsal Winter Session 2022

Hello Jr. High Girls: After some much needed rest and recovery time, I wanted to check to see who is interested in playing a season of futsal at PISA? Or would you prefer just doing a pick up session each week at a local gym? If you know of any 6th graders who would likeContinue reading “JR.HIGH: Futsal Winter Session 2022”

Jr.High: journaling nutrition and workload

Now that we have come to the end of this short season we can look back and reflect on things we did well, things we should continue doing and things we need to work on. One way to keep track of this is by journaling and reflecting. The more data you have to reflect onContinue reading “Jr.High: journaling nutrition and workload”

Jr.High: Some VAR review items

The irony of this post– I started this on Monday morning before coaching today’s game, where one my assignors could only find one referee for the 3rd time this season. I bust my bootay and miss dinner time with the wife from September through October for the Good of the Game. Moment’s like today makeContinue reading “Jr.High: Some VAR review items”

JR.High:24Sept21 @ Yough

Today we learned to come from behind for the W. We also modified our 4-4-2 formation into a 5-2-3. Why? Let’s just say a 53×100 is less than ideal for playing a wide game and building the attack for the wing. Instead we asked for combination play, high pressure, big punts and lots of secondContinue reading “JR.High:24Sept21 @ Yough”