Technical Ramblings

Posts dedicated to informing and educating the members of the Eliot River Ramblers Soccer Club about player, coach, official and program development.

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Measuring Success in Youth Soccer. How do we do it?

So success. In soccer, you score one more goal than your opponent and you win. Win a game and you get three points. Win as many games as you can or make sure at least to win the right games. Seems a pretty simple way to measure success.

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How We Organize Soccer for U5, U7 and U9

This year, we’ve changed the name of our U5, U7 and U9 program to Grassroots from the previous term, Mini’s. You’ll see the title grassroots being used more and more across Canada and the world. This is us just trying to stay current and relevant!

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Winning Isn’t Everything or the Only Thing

Youth and senior leagues across the Island have finally been getting up and running for the 2020 outdoor season. Teams and their coaches will be battling it out to see who can best their opponent. While the objective of the game is to score more goals than your opponent, it’s not the only objective. Or even the most important one for that matter.

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Stretching your Comfort Zone

I’m dedicating this post to all first division and white division soccer players on the Island and to anyone who wonders if they could be just a little more than they currently are.

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Playing your Best Position doesn’t Mean it Should be your Only Position

Are positions in soccer something that should be permanent or flexible? And if they are something that should start off flexible then when should they …

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What Does it Mean to Run Up the Score?

To win a soccer game you must score one more goal than your opponent. But how many goals does it take to show that one …

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