This is a fantastic article that supports our new "The Sporting Way" club model and our commitment to creating a true Player Development Pathway. Here is an excerpt to get your attention:
"We need a cultural revolution in youth soccer. And it must start at the grass roots level. The culture at American youth soccer clubs is all wrong! It's backwards. In the best footballing cultures in the world, the cultures of development, the focus is first and foremost on technique, ball mastery and skill development. And that must be treated as core, not supplemental...."
Please take the time to read it in it's entirety.