Plum U8: Grass Roots Football night with Crew 02Jun2022

Thursday Night Football presented by the Plum Youth Soccer Club,. This is Grass Roots Football in Plum Boro, PA. Normally the lights are saved for the big kids but with all the 😜 crazy rain this spring season we were able to reschedule one of our make up games to a Thursday Night. Nature treatedContinue reading “Plum U8: Grass Roots Football night with Crew 02Jun2022”

Help Wanted: Players Needed June 11 @ Larry Mills Park, Plum Boro PA.

PA West Coaching Development is conducting their on field training sessions June 11 at Larry Mills Park in Plum Boro on the Upper Fields from 10am – 2pm. If you are a PA West Grass Roots U14-U19 player looking for one more day on the field and a chance to experience unique training sessions thisContinue reading “Help Wanted: Players Needed June 11 @ Larry Mills Park, Plum Boro PA.”

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: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”

Jr.High: 15Sept Where? Pt. 2

It was nice to see the updates to the board tonight at practice. I’m hoping by now you have figured out my second goal for all of you by now! You may want to share this topic with your adult figures so they get a feel for this development path. For the record I’m motContinue reading “Jr.High: 15Sept Where? Pt. 2”

What to do when 7v7 has the field?

What do you do on an air quality alert day? Do you know why our air quality issue happened? What version of soccer can be played on a smaller field? What does that game teach? Improvise was the theme on 20June2021. Community camp on the futbol pitch. Football Americano with a 7v7 on the gridContinue reading “What to do when 7v7 has the field?”

28 June Conditioning.

Coach in need of somebody to run with web page. This site is safer than Facebook. We can password protect posts as needed in case we start setting up set pieces here. Today’s run we learned that a 20/30 split on the trail really did pretty well compared to a 60/60 split. 20/30 is veryContinue reading “28 June Conditioning.”