10 habits that will earn you more playing time

2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

10 habits that will earn you more playing time A challenge that every player will experience, at some point in his or her playing career, is a lack of playing time. Playing time comes down to a player's abilities, a player’s attitude, a coach’s tactics, and an opponent’s style of play. When it comes to [...]

10 habits that will earn you more playing time 2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Speed of decisions in soccer

2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Speed of decisions in soccer: How to develop faster vision and decide what to do next. The speed of your decision making as a soccer player is paramount to your success as a player. When coaching players, years ago, I would ask them, “what’s your connection to the game right now?” or “what [...]

Speed of decisions in soccer 2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Setting Your Soccer Goals for 2017

2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Setting Your Soccer Goals for 2017 Setting goals can be an overwhelming process to start. There are many different directions on how and why to set goals. Whatever your current stage as a soccer athlete setting new goals for 2017 are essential to improving. As the saying goes “life is a journey, not a destination.”  This is [...]

Setting Your Soccer Goals for 2017 2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Preparing For Your First Overnight Soccer Camp Experience

2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

For many of the Steamboat Soccer Academy Residential campers, this will be the first time they will experience a true multiday residential, overnight, camp experience. We want to make sure your child's first overnight soccer camp is a success, so we have prepared a list of the top 10 things you can do as a [...]

Preparing For Your First Overnight Soccer Camp Experience 2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Top 5 Reasons for a High School player to Attend a Summer Soccer Camp

2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Top 5 Reasons for a High School player to Attend a Summer Soccer Camp Why should all teenagers look to attend a summer Soccer Camp? Do you play club, academy, high school? Can you benefit from working with different coaches, players and support staff? Here at Steamboat Soccer Academy, we have come up with 5 [...]

Top 5 Reasons for a High School player to Attend a Summer Soccer Camp 2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Soccer Player Character Development

2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Soccer Player Character Development When measuring personal development as a player, we tend to focus on technical areas such as shooting and passing or physical components like speed and strength. Have you ever thought about measuring your athletic character strengths and weakness? What are character skills? Brett Ledbetter from whatdriveswinning.com has developed a fantastic [...]

Soccer Player Character Development 2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Summer Soccer Camp Considerations

2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

As the Steamboat Soccer Club and Steamboat Soccer Academy Director for over 24 years, I believe it is fair to say that I have a fair knowledge of the benefits of attending summer soccer camps and what to consider when researching potential camps to attend. What is the value in attending a soccer camp? [...]

Summer Soccer Camp Considerations 2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

CANI: Constant And Neverending Improvement

2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

CANI: Constant and Neverending Improvement Every day you get out of bed is a day you have an opportunity to improve. That improvement may be at home with your family relationships, at work with your colleagues, in your studies or on the soccer training pitch. Improvement can come in big changes, but usually comes in [...]

CANI: Constant And Neverending Improvement 2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Preseason Preparation for Spring Soccer

2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Preseason Preparation for Spring Soccer Make it your mission this winter to be the most prepared soccer player in your league this spring! That preparation begins eight weeks prior to the official start of your soccer season. A big part of personal preparation is conditioning, but that is only one piece. Can you, as [...]

Preseason Preparation for Spring Soccer 2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Playing Soccer at the College Level by Coach JB Belzer

2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00

Playing Soccer in College takes focus and determination. As a rising high school freshman, sophomore, and junior there are many questions regarding the entire soccer college recruiting process.  The process can start with asking several questions of yourself on what you may want from a college education.  Regis University Head Coach, and SSA Staff coach, has [...]

Playing Soccer at the College Level by Coach JB Belzer 2017-09-15T14:33:29+00:00