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Mark
13Jul

England’s Euro Boost for Youth Football

England’s excellent displays in the Euro 2020 football tournament – even though they couldn’t go ‘all the way’ and win a first major trophy for more than half a century – should provide a big boost for youth soccer in this country as the younger generation are inspired by their new heroes. Here SoccerKidz, who … Continue reading “England’s Euro Boost for Youth Football”

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Mark
17Jun

Football Skills to Practise in Pairs

Many different football skills can be practised in pairs, whether the players are on the same side or in opposition. Here SoccerKidz, who run children’s soccer coaching courses in Edmonton and across North London, highlight some basic skills that can be practised safely in the garden or on a nearby pitch.   Passing If you … Continue reading “Football Skills to Practise in Pairs”

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Mark
12Apr

Five Iconic Football Skills Children Dream of Mastering

There are few things cooler in a youngster’s mind than pulling off a cool new skill in front of their friends. At SoccerKidz, who offer child’s football training in Barnet and in and around North London, we can’t guarantee that we’ll turn your son or daughter into a star of the future who is able … Continue reading “Five Iconic Football Skills Children Dream of Mastering”

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Mark
15Feb

Solo Football Skills to Practise

Even though the current restrictions have made it difficult for children to play competitive sport, there’s still plenty you can do to keep yourself fit and active. Here SoccerKidz, who run football clubs for children aged between three and a half and 14 years old in and around London, highlight some soccer skills you can … Continue reading “Solo Football Skills to Practise”

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Mark
14Dec

How Football Training Helps Children with their Social Skills

  A recent Ofsted report highlighted how children who hadn’t been to school as regularly because of the pandemic had slipped behind, not just with their learning, but also with their basic social skills. However, one way of making sure that children can continue to develop into healthy, well-adjusted adults is to make sure they … Continue reading “How Football Training Helps Children with their Social Skills”

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Mark
22Oct

The Importance of Good Sportsmanship in Youth Football

  Sportsmanship – defined as ‘fair, generous and polite behaviour, especially when playing a sport or game’ – is particularly important in youth football as it can teach youngsters good habits which can last a lifetime. SoccerKidz offer lunchtime, after-school and weekend youth soccer coaching in London for children aged between 3.5 and 11 years. … Continue reading “The Importance of Good Sportsmanship in Youth Football”

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Mark
17Aug

How SoccerKidz Can Make School Sport Safe Going Forward

  All pupils are due to return to school next month – and that means that, after several months of lockdown caused by the coronavirus, they have the chance to enjoy some exercise. This will bring lots of benefits, for their mental and their physical health. SoccerKidz, who provide football coaching for schools in London, … Continue reading “How SoccerKidz Can Make School Sport Safe Going Forward”

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Mark
10Jul

Why Youth Football is Important Coming out of Lockdown

Why Youth Football is Important Coming out of Lockdown SoccerKidz hopes to be back to normal soon, offering a full range of courses as soon as it is safe to do so. Here we look at five of the reasons why our football clubs for children in London and Hertfordshire are an essential tool in … Continue reading “Why Youth Football is Important Coming out of Lockdown”

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Mark
9Jul

Why Sporting Breakfast Clubs are Such a Good Idea

Pressure on school budgets mean that although schools are supposed to provide at least two hours of PE per week. If schools do keep to the required minimum – and there is evidence that some are even sacrificing this to prepare pupils for exams – often the lessons are moved to the afternoon allowing pupils … Continue reading “Why Sporting Breakfast Clubs are Such a Good Idea”

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Mark
10Jan

Four Key Benefits of 1-2-1 Youth Football Coaching from SoccerKidz

Football is one of the most widely played sports in the world and many children will experience playing from a young age, whether at school, with friends, in local teams or even in professional environments. 1-2-1 coaching is a chance for any child with a passion for the sport to begin their football journey and … Continue reading “Four Key Benefits of 1-2-1 Youth Football Coaching from SoccerKidz”

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Mark
12Nov

How SoccerKidz’ Coaching Sessions Benefit Schools

It’s not just pupils who benefit from high-quality sports coaching sessions. SoccerKidz are highly experienced providers of PE cover for schools in and around London. Here are five key ways in which our football and sports courses can benefit schools and teachers as well as pupils and parents. We Offer Genuine Expertise Primary school teachers … Continue reading “How SoccerKidz’ Coaching Sessions Benefit Schools”

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Mark
15Oct

How Football Can Boost a Child’s Confidence

As many as one in three children today lack confidence, according to a recent survey of more than 1,000 young people. Social media pressures, and the need to project a positive image for the outside world, has been a big factor in this. However, many studies have also shown that participating in a team sport … Continue reading “How Football Can Boost a Child’s Confidence”

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Mark
12Aug

Youth Football – Five Top Tips for Parents

The new football season has just kicked off, and the game is now back on our TV screens and hitting the headlines. At SoccerKidz, we provide football coaching schools in and around London. Here we look at the crucial role parents can play and share our five top tips to help children love the game. … Continue reading “Youth Football – Five Top Tips for Parents”

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Mark
22May

Major Football Events to Inspire Children Over the Summer

The regular football season is just about over – but what if you have a soccer-mad youngster who just can’t get enough of the sport? SoccerKidz run high-quality youth football training in Barnet, Broxbourne, Cheshunt, Enfield and other areas of London and East Hertfordshire. We know that there are still plenty of matches to watch … Continue reading “Major Football Events to Inspire Children Over the Summer”

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Mark
11Mar

Goalkeeper Coaching with SoccerKidz

Who’d want to be a goalkeeper? You’re often the last one picked for a kickabout, everyone blames you if you concede a goal, and you might not even be involved for most of the game. But it can also be one of the most satisfying positions for a young person to take up. They can … Continue reading “Goalkeeper Coaching with SoccerKidz”

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Mark
14Jan

Top Tips for Bouncing Back from Sporting ‘Failure’

Taking part in team sports is one of the most important building blocks for young people. Not only does it keep them fit, but it also gives them an enjoyable pastime which they can take part in with friends. However, in any competitive situation, there will be a winner and a loser. At SoccerKidz, we … Continue reading “Top Tips for Bouncing Back from Sporting ‘Failure’”

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Mark
16Nov

Five Key Ways in Which Coaches Can Motivate Young Athletes

High-quality coaching can make all the difference for young athletes. It can help them enjoy sport and teach valuable life lessons which come in useful in the world beyond the playing field. SoccerKidz provide high-quality youth soccer training in the London area. Here we look at five key areas which are essential for developing a … Continue reading “Five Key Ways in Which Coaches Can Motivate Young Athletes”

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Mark
3Oct

English Youth Football – A Real Success Story

It’s not just the senior England team which has been inspiring young people today to take up football. The country’s men’s youth teams have also enjoyed some spectacular successes over the last few months, and currently hold two world titles, while the popularity of the women’s game is also on the rise in this country. … Continue reading “English Youth Football – A Real Success Story”

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Mark
16Aug

Why More Girls Are Playing Football Than Ever Before

When you think of the stars of English football, you’re likely to think of the usual suspects – David Beckham, Wayne Rooney and probably some of the recent 2018 World Cup heroes – Harry Kane, Jordan Pickford and Harry Maguire. But could you name three female football stars? Probably not. However, with the rise of … Continue reading “Why More Girls Are Playing Football Than Ever Before”

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Mark
8Jun

The World Cup – Inspiring Youngsters to Play Football

The football World Cup is an event which can inspire a nation, and particularly its children – one memorable goal or piece of skill can encourage a youngster’s interest in the sport. SoccerKidz supplies high-quality football training for kids in London and surrounding areas, including Barnet, Broxbourne and Haringey. Here we look at the history … Continue reading “The World Cup – Inspiring Youngsters to Play Football”

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Mark
24Apr

The Benefits of Youth Football

While we may not all grow up to become the next Lionel Messi or to play for the England women’s football team, there are plenty of good reasons to learn about our national game from a very early age. As a leading provider of bespoke football training sessions for children in London, SoccerKidz can see … Continue reading “The Benefits of Youth Football”

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Mark
2Mar

SoccerKidz – Helping Parents and Children

Parents can play as important a role as sports coaches when helping their child to develop. The right sort of encouragement during matches and training sessions can be of lasting benefit to your son or daughter. At SoccerKidz, we offer a wide range of football training for children throughout London, so we appreciate the crucial … Continue reading “SoccerKidz – Helping Parents and Children”

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Mark
12Dec

Making School Fun with PE Cover from SoccerKidz

At SoccerKidz we appreciate how difficult it can be to provide top-quality PE lessons, particularly as there are so many demands on primary school teachers’ time these days. We offer PE cover to schools in London and East Hertfordshire, in areas including Barnet, Broxbourne, Cheshunt and Welwyn Hatfield. Here we look at how our school … Continue reading “Making School Fun with PE Cover from SoccerKidz”

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LWDadmin
3Sep

Top 10 tips: how to get players aged 5-12 ready for the new season

With teams returning back to training over the next few weeks, Pete Sturgess, FA National Coach for players aged 5-11, outlines ten top-tips to help get young players ready for the new season. The tips below are based on guidance from the England DNA Foundation Phase project – which you can read more about below – … Continue reading “Top 10 tips: how to get players aged 5-12 ready for the new season”

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LWDadmin
25Jan

How to become a football coach

FA coaching badges are the way to go if you’re looking to become a qualified football coach, The FA provide a series of courses to provide the guidance and knowledge to go from an average football fan to a qualified football coach at the elite level. In short, FA coaching badges are the qualifications to … Continue reading “How to become a football coach”

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