United States Soccer Remains a Term Paper

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This refocusing must start at the top and trickle down but the dedication to this refocusing must be strong and it must be made clear to the entire organization. Everyone must be made to realize that some attempt at tactical training will occur but it will be minimal and be age appropriate. The emphasis of the program will be on general and basic technical skill development. Games will be viewed as method of testing the skills that have been practiced during the week and not as a test of relative talents.

Engineering a new attitude and the establishment of new goals is not an easy process. It requires dedication and hard work but the end results will be worth the effort. Programs must rid themselves of coaches of who measure their success based on their winning percentage and fill its ranks with men and women who are dedicated to teaching.
The goal of all youth soccer programs must be skill development not winning.


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