It is important as a soccer coach to stay up to date with the world soccer trends in terms of style of play, philosophy, and vision. By doing so, you are able to more effectively define your own style of play, philosophy, and vision.
The soccer associations are also very important to follow because they regularly update their audience with upcoming coaching courses and seminars. As there is a high demand for such courses, it is important to know when they are open for registration so that coaches can ensure participation. These sites also do a great job of having guest coaches write on topics that effect youth soccer coaches everyday. Even readers may disagree with the article, it is important to understand their reasoning as this will certainly provoke deeper thought for a coach’s own program.
Lastly, I enjoy the TED and Leadership Now blogs because they often have great insight into motivation and human behavior. Understanding these psychological topics will always allow a coach to be more successful with his or her players.
Thank you for reading.