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How to Assess Soccer Players (Part 2)

By Tom Turner

The suggested games for observing players under the age of ten are 2v2, 2v2+1, 3v3, 3v3+1, 4v4, and 5v5.  While 5v5 is the best option to assess 9 and 10 year-olds, younger or very inexperienced children might find these numbers too complicated. 1,409 more words

Working With Players

How To Assess Soccer Players Without Skill Tests

By Tom Turner

Evaluating soccer players can be a challenging process, particularly when the criteria used for evaluation are not based on the demands of the game. 1,011 more words

Working With Players

An Audio Book? Why, yes!

Oh, I know.  It seems like forever since I last posted, but I promise I’ve had good excuses, such as the successful Clockwork Alchemy convention over Memorial Day weekend.   80 more words

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