For many families, a child’s game day is the most exciting day of the week. To make sure your kids have the energy, are properly hydrated and have all the tools they need to be at their best, try out the following six ideas for proper eating habits before, during
Injuries can happen at the worst possible times: shortly after the opening whistle of the first game of the season, at practice just before the championship game or just as a player is hitting their stride. To reduce the chance of getting injured, keep the following nine tips in mind:
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Ankle sprains are among the most common injuries in youth soccer. They can happen after a quick change of direction, stepping in a hole or when cleats don’t fit just right. Though the average ankle sprain doesn’t require much recovery time, there are also
American Heart Association Between the classroom, soccer offseason and hanging out at home, a child’s habits often don’t promote healthy living. Doctors recommend that kids should exercise for at least an hour a day, every day, to stay healthy. Fortunately, there are many ways for parents to solve that problem.
The offseason—that time between seasons when your player isn’t participating competitively in soccer—is when young athletes can get ahead of the game. It’s the time when players can prepare their bodies to prevent common injuries. It’s important to rest during the offseason, but that doesn’t mean taking a full on