Tag Archives: athlete development

Why are we still losing?

by Lisette V. Canada’s most popular team sport ranks low in FIFA-classification Not hockey, but soccer is currently the most popular team sport in Canada. Today an amazing amount (767,000) of Canadian children and adolescents are playing soccer, ages 3-6, … Continue reading

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Specialization in Youth Sports

by Laura B. “My 10 year old daughter’s soccer coach told her she had to pick one sport, and start doing additional private training on the side, or he would give away her spot on the team.” This quote from … Continue reading

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