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  • George P.
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    [quote=mike renfro]
    Originally posted by "George P.":28w4tnf5
    Wake me up when it's March.
    February works in sunny CA [/quote:28w4tnf5]
    But IF I were interested in Indoors, CA wouldn't "work."

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  • mike renfro
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    Originally posted by George P.
    Wake me up when it's March.
    February works in sunny CA

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  • cullman
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    Originally posted by dukehjsteve
    I'm now leaving to go play golf....
    DON'T LET THE DOOR HIT YA IN THE ASS ON THE WAY OUT!...ooops sorry, dukehjsteve...must be going through Olympic withdrawal...or it could be the 6.9288 imperial gallons of Vancomyecin and Mirapenum I've downed in the last six weeks. I'll be in peak physical condition when the MLB post season starts, thank you.

    cman :!:

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  • az2004
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    you can watch usa host trinidad & tobago tonight 8 edt, in a wcq match..

    usa is off two road wins in guatemala and cuba...1-0 in both..

    usa fans in havana wore bandana's covering their faces and dark sunglasses...given usa frowns upon usa citizens visiting cuba illegally...

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  • George P.
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    Wake me up when it's March.

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  • Marlow
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    Originally posted by Jnathletics
    Well the U8 Royals have started off with two defeats. (3-5 & 5-7) I think its the new coach (that's me, ops: )
    Having gone from seasons where we annihilate all opposition, directly into seasons where we can barely break .500, I have given up any misapprehension that the coach makes much difference at all. Having done this for over 25 years at many levels (from U-5 to the varsity boys HS team), I have become 'competent' (shut up, Mark, you goofy limey, you!) as a coach, and that's all one can hope for in 'making a difference'.

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  • Jnathletics
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    Originally posted by Marlow
    Originally posted by dukehjsteve
    I'm now leaving to go play golf....
    excellent.
    I'm already into soccer season. The mighty, mighty Under-6 Tigers won their season opener!
    Well the U8 Royals have started off with two defeats. (3-5 & 5-7) I think its the new coach (that's me, ops: ) But I'm hoping our endurance star will be cleared by the doctor for Game 4 and all will be great again.

    I wouldn't worry about position at U6 as long as you have a team where all the kids want to play you're ahead of the game. My U8 team is just starting to understand spacing. We only have two kids at the ball at one time. :wink:

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  • roundthebend
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    Our athletics season is about to begin - excited? Well no one but the absolute die hards here will be. And thats sad :cry:

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  • Marlow
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    Originally posted by Daisy
    Originally posted by Marlow
    because we're learning to 'pass' (an almost foreign concept at this age)
    Tell them they get points for passing?
    Noble in theory, but once the ball is put into play, they ALL rush to kick it (I wanna play with the toy!) and there's no one to pass TO. My goal for the season is to give them a sense of field position so they don't all go to the ball at the same time. One guy in front of the ball; one guy on the ball; one guy behind the ball - assuring them that the ball will come to them soon enough!

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  • Daisy
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    Originally posted by Marlow
    because we're learning to 'pass' (an almost foreign concept at this age)
    Tell them they get points for passing?

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  • Marlow
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    Originally posted by Daisy
    My son plays four on four games and when a team does not have their act together it could be one on four and it would not help. Some teams have defensive holes so large that no handicap can help them. I smile when i see the kids tackling their own team mates. At least they all have fun.
    Age 5 here it is 3v3 and the hyper-aggressive kids dominate. Unfortunately 5 of my 6 kids are either very aggressive or very athletic and no matter what combination I put out there, we score a goal-a-minute. I'm afraid to only put 2 out there, because it would look like we're playing the pity card. My only solution is to tell them "only Billy can score" (the one non-athletic boy), because we're learning to 'pass' (an almost foreign concept at this age). Last year it was WE that had the mostly non-athletic kids and a typical score was 4-20.

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  • BCBaroo
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    I agree with the burnout. In fact, I really only popped in to the forum out of blind habit. Not really expecting anything. I feel like it's almost time to say goodbye for a while...

    Well, at least until the big high school cross country meets...

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  • Daisy
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    Originally posted by lonewolf
    Originally posted by Daisy
    So are the parents of the other teams scheming to ban the X-men from their league so their kids self esteem can be rekindled? At least they are being beaten by a bunch of mutant super hero's. No shame in that.
    Nope, they just make them play four against five when they get too far ahead.
    Doesn't seem to make much difference.
    My son plays four on four games and when a team does not have their act together it could be one on four and it would not help. Some teams have defensive holes so large that no handicap can help them. I smile when i see the kids tackling their own team mates. At least they all have fun.

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  • lonewolf
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    Originally posted by Daisy
    So are the parents of the other teams scheming to ban the X-men from their league so their kids self esteem can be rekindled? At least they are being beaten by a bunch of mutant super hero's. No shame in that.
    Nope, they just make them play four against five when they get too far ahead.
    Doesn't seem to make much difference.

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  • Daisy
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    So are the parents of the other teams scheming to ban the X-men from their league so their kids self esteem can be rekindled? At least they are being beaten by a bunch of mutant super hero's. No shame in that.

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