Klinsmann's Advice for Youth Soccer Coaches
11/8/2011 3:52:52 PM
Jurgen Klinsmann, head coach of the U.S. Men's National team, sat down with Soccer America
and shared his thoughts on youth soccer in America, the importance of enjoying the game and offered his advice for youth soccer coaches.
"The keys for soccer development are for children to enjoy kicking a ball and enjoy playing soccer types of games... In other words, youth soccer training should include lots of fun - "you can do this on your own" - activities, including showing examples of how to have soccer-related fun in a backyard, the driveway, the schoolyard, a park, against a wall, or anywhere there is a small amount of space and a ball..."
Read Klinsmann's interview with Soccer America's Mike Woitalla.
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