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Why I Became a Football Coach

As we grow up, we have many choices in life of what we like to become, my choice was to become a coach.  Friends have asked me “why a football coach”? I did not even have to think why, my heart was set in becoming a coach for so many reasons, and I would like […]

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Football & Character

As a parent and a coach, I hope that when my kids get older their involvement in football will help build their character in a positive way. It is a wonderful way for them to learn to cooperate and work together for a common goal with other kids as well as appropriate response to defeat […]

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Eat Right!

This morning I quickly popped in to buy the necessary items for my house, I do not know if I was amazed or shocked to see parents and their kids loading their baskets with all kinds of unhealthy foods.   I understand that our lives are busy from getting kids to school and getting ready to […]

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Muscles, Health & Multi-Sports

The idea of warmer weather on the horizon and some great opportunities to get kids active in the sunshine made me realise how important physical activities are for kids.  From the age of 2 and older kids should at least have 60 minutes of fun filled physical activities every day. Physical activities can improve emotional […]

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Why First Touch?

As a parent, you might be wondering why they should enrol their child at First Touch FC for football training, well there are many reasons why it is important for our children to partake in sports.  Football encourages community spirit, teaches life skills, improve psychological and physical health and it is so much fun.  By […]

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Children & Sports

As a kid it did not take me long to find my bliss, since I can remember being able to kick a ball or hit a tennis ball against the wall brought me great joy. Today it is so much easier with sport camps and clubs to help children find their bliss in playing sport, […]

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Multi-Sports & Football Camps

During this time parents have many concerns and Easter Camp may not be on their priority list.  Children have had to stay home because of Covid-19 and have missed out on their friends, sports, and other activities.   Most children have been cooped up at home, interacting with their friends, classmates, and teachers digitally via […]

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Hand-Eye Coordination

Eye-foot Coordination Have you ever stopped to think about how important our children’s feet are? After all  they enable children to move and enjoy partaking in sports.  As a parent it is important to  encourage eye-foot coordination by teaching children how to use their feet.  Kicking a ball, jumping up and down, stamping in puddles […]

Fantasies or Truths?

This morning at the breakfast table, my daughter looked at me with big shinning eyes telling me that she rode a unicorn.  Children have wonderful imaginations, and they present fantasies as truths.  I believe most adults, if not all adults told lies when they were kids, from there is a monster under my bed that […]

Sport Makes Us Positive

Yesterday afternoon I decided to take a drive to the shopping mall to price sports equipment, well who would have thought that this trip would be a nightmare.  I could not believe how impatient and rude people are at times on the road, from an impatient horn blowing when a vehicle took a little bit […]