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Soccer Games at Home : 1 on 1 Vs Mom

  1-on-1 Vs Mom. Summer time is the perfect time to get outside and kick the soccer ball around with your child. Here we have Game #2 in our At Home Soccer Games Video Series. How to Play First start out passing the ball back and forth with your child. Then progress...
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Guess what? Work can be fun!

  Dr. Bruce Duncan Perry, M.D, Ph. D states that “We learn best when we are having fun. Play, more than any other activity, fuels healthy development of children --- and the continued healthy development of adults.” Developing Kids Thru Soccer Fun is at the heart of...
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How to Talk to Your Soccer Players About Bullying

  One of the biggest potential problems in youth sports is bullying. It can ruin the morale of the team, and result in players having a negative experience. In some situations, bullied players may even decide to quit the sport.The best way to stop bullying is through...
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It Starts with the Heart

  During this Holiday Season I often think about hope, family and gratitude. Being thankful has benefited my attitude significantly. I am reminded to be thankful from the wisdom of the Bible (“Rejoice always … in everything give thanks.” – 1 Thes 5:16) and every...

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Got Grit?

Talent and intelligence are important but can only take you so far. Psychologists are asking the question: “with talent and intelligence/ IQ being equal: why do some individuals accomplish more than others?” The answer they are finding: GRIT! Research shows that GRIT...

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Developing Kids Thru Soccer

Developing Kids Thru Soccer If you love soccer, why not make it a career?  Even if you never made it to the "big leagues," you can spend your life doing what you enjoy, making a good living and loving every moment of your "job."  Mighty Kicks helps develop...

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Soccer Games at Home : Follow the Leader

This game is called Follow the Leader. Have the child start out as the leader and the parent follows them around with a soccer ball, giving the child an idea of how it's done. Then, switch roles and let the parent run around and let the child chase after them with the...

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Soccer Games at Home : Octopus

This game is called Octopus This game takes place after the Pirate’s Gold game. In this game the pirate just lost his gold to a giant octopus. In order to get his treasure back, he has to fire his soccer ball and hit the octopus with it. If the pirate his the octopus,...

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Soccer Games at Home : Pirate’s Gold

This game is called Pirate’s Gold In this game the child is the pirate. He has just lost his gold all over the island. In order for the pirate to collect his gold, the pirate must dribble his soccer ball to the gold, stop the ball, and pick it up in order to collect...

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Soccer Games at Home : The Lumberjack and Giant

This game is called The Lumberjack and Giant. The story of the Lumberjack and the Giant is about a lumberjack that plants trees all over the soccer field after the giant is sleeping. When the giant, who is the child, wakes up and sees the trees on his soccer field,...

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Soccer Games at Home : Through the Forest

This game is called Through the Forest In this game the parent starts off with a story about how to get to grandmother's house. They must go through the forest without hitting any of the “trees” with their soccer ball. Remember to remind the child not to use their...

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Soccer Games at Home : Tunnels

This game is called Tunnels. In this game the parent creates tunnels with their legs and the child dribbles a soccer ball and passes it though. Once the child passes the ball through, they get down and crawl through the tunnel. Then they follow the parent to do the...

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