Coach Rich Rants

Coach Rich Rants

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By RFH8
Real Opinions, Raw Takes. Unedited and unscripted. Views about what is going on in youth sports, primarily soccer, in my local community and across the United States. Perspectives are unique and come from that of a Club Owner/Director/Administrator, Coach, Player and Parent of a Soccer Player and also a parent of an Elite Gymnast.
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Episode 17 - Nothing is absolute- shiny object syndrome - It still Takes a Village
There are more than one way to develop soccer players and we should be careful to adopt the next shiny object
15:25
December 28, 2018
Episode 16 - It takes a Village! The Problem with “The Problem with US Youth Soccer”
It’s Takes a Village - the Problem with the Problem with Youth Soccer is that kids can’t access the whole village because the corners are guarded by the bullies.
17:05
December 17, 2018
Episode 15 - Futsal, Dasherboards and Player Development
It is the time of year for indoor leagues...futsal, dasher boards, etc. What is good, what are concerns and how to ensure that these supplemental programs add to vs take away from player development.
25:54
December 11, 2018
Episode 14 - Goal Setting and Tracking - Athletics and Life Skills
How and why to create goal setting, journaling, and other habits to help realize potential and develop life skills in the process.
22:27
November 27, 2018
Episode 13- Speed of Play and Decision Making
What separates players at the next level? Speed of Play and Decision Making
31:25
November 21, 2018
Podcast #11 - Seasonal Transition Priorities In Youth Soccer.
Podcast Episode 11- long term athletic development based on age and time of year.
39:02
November 6, 2018
Episode 10 - Life lessons..”being the most prepared athlete on the field.”
The impact of coaching on players. Life Lessons- “being the most prepared athlete on the field”
23:39
October 28, 2018
Episode 9 - What you may not know about the Pay to Play Model
The problem with the problem with US Youth Soccer. A perspective on what the “Pay to Play” Model in Club Sports is where it is Today!
24:52
October 21, 2018
Episode 8 - Multi-Sport vs Sports Specialization
Multisport vs Sport Specialization- it may be a matter of perspective.
29:44
October 16, 2018
Episode 7 - How quickly it ends- HS Senior Night
It is over before you know it. High School Senior Night
17:27
October 10, 2018
Episode 6 - Soccer Tournaments
Episode 6- Soccer Tournaments - Well intended but not without challenge
21:11
October 7, 2018
Episode 5 - Review of 10 Signs your kids Coach is a bully
Episode 5 - A Recent Blog Article that recounted a book that was written by the blog’s author that recounted the bad situation and pointed out what to look for. In this episode I review the article and share a point of view that makes the signs less cut and dry.
28:26
October 2, 2018
Episode 4 - this is club soccer why are we losing 10-0
When do results matter - development priorities for u8-u10
19:15
September 26, 2018
Episode 3 - Prequel - an introduction
Prequel to the Podcast Series, an Introduction
06:11
September 23, 2018
Episode 2 - Playing Time vs Team Status - the Dilemna
This episode was recorded over the summer right after tryouts as a video blog that I never published. Very interesting takes on selecting team status over Playing time and development.
23:16
September 22, 2018
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