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Sharing insights and opinions on coaching and the sport in general, The Coaching Journey helps connect those interested in shaping the future of the beautiful game! Whether you are a coach, a player, or a parent, you will find something useful in the discussion!

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Sharing insights and opinions on coaching and the sport in general, The Coaching Journey helps connect those interested in shaping the future of the beautiful game! Whether you are a coach, a player, or a parent, you will find something useful in the discussion!

Continue the discussion!
On Facebook: The Coaching Journey
On Twitter @TheCoachJourney

    Episode 80: Dan Abrahams Talks About Embodied Cognition and Developing Better Players

    Episode 80: Dan Abrahams Talks About Embodied Cognition and Developing Better Players

    This week The Coaching Journey Podcast is excited to welcome Dan Abrahams back on the show! Dan is a sports psychologist as well as the host of the Sport Psych Show!

    On today’s episode, Dan talks about Embodied Cognition which he has been contemplating for quite some time now. He discusses players internalizing that energy not only in their mind but also throughout their entire body, focusing themselves towards their desired performance and behaviors. It is a great discussion where Dan continues to offer new ideas for any coach to reflect on for the benefit of our players!

    Be sure to follow Dan on Twitter: @DanAbrahams77 and visit his website: https://danabrahams.com/

    Listen to The Sport Psych Show here!
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    • 34 min
    Episode 79: James Wagenschutz Talks About Training Your Body for Long Term Success

    Episode 79: James Wagenschutz Talks About Training Your Body for Long Term Success

    This week The Coaching Journey Podcast is excited to welcome James Wagenschutz on the show! James is a performance coach with the Colorado Rapids Academy. He has 15 years experience as a former development academy director and is a USSF and United Soccer Coaches Instructor.

    On today’s episode, I talk with James about his presentations at the United Soccer Coaches Convention, focusing on integrating strength and power into a field session. James offers practical takeaways for coaches to utilize to begin improving players’ physical performance with a view towards developing healthy men and women beyond the game. He offers fundamental truths that will benefit all who listen to the episode!

    Be sure to follow James on Twitter: @JamesWagz
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    • 31 min
    Episode 78: Ian Barker Talks About Meeting The Needs of Modern Coaching Education

    Episode 78: Ian Barker Talks About Meeting The Needs of Modern Coaching Education

    This week, The Coaching Journey Podcast is excited to welcome back Ian Barker on the show! Ian is the Director of Coaching Education with United Soccer Coaches.

    On today’s episode, I ask Ian what topic within coaching education has been on his mind the most recently. We discuss adapting coaching education methods to meet a constantly evolving landscape, and how United Soccer Coaches is working to help coaches at all levels despite structural impediments that may be arising in the soccer education ecosystem.

    Be sure to follow Ian on Twitter: @IBarkerSoccer
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    • 33 min
    Episode 77: Matt Danaher Talks About How SoccerPulse Can Help Your Team Achieve Its Potential

    Episode 77: Matt Danaher Talks About How SoccerPulse Can Help Your Team Achieve Its Potential

    This week The Coaching Journey Podcast is excited to welcome Matt Danaher on the show! Matt is a youth soccer coach with Charlotte Independence Soccer Club and the founder of SoccerPulse.


    Our discussion today looks at several ways in which coaches can best help their players when it comes to enhancing physical performance and preparation. Matt talks about how SoccerPulse can aid your coaching by bringing a new level of information to your fingertips which will help you adapt and serve your players every single day!


    Be sure to follow Matt on Twitter: @MattDanaher and check out SoccerPulse here!
     
    The Coaching Journey Podcast is sponsored by Heja! Heja is a free team management app for getting your team organized this season. Schedules, player availability, attendance, messaging with read receipts, and much, much more. Best of all, Heja is 100% FREE for all team members! Click the link to download Heja now: go.heja.app/coaching
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    • 42 min
    Episode 76: Willie McNab Talks About Developing Players Who Can Play on the Move

    Episode 76: Willie McNab Talks About Developing Players Who Can Play on the Move

    This week The Coaching Journey is excited to welcome back Willie McNab on the show! Willie is currently the Head of Children's Programme with Celtic FC.


    On today's show we talk about Willie's presentation at the United Soccer Coaches Convention focusing on receiving and releasing the ball on the move. Willie breaks down his thoughts and offers practical takeaways for any coach to implement some key concepts within their own sessions!


    Be sure to follow Willie on Twitter: @WillieMcNab!
     
    The Coaching Journey Podcast is sponsored by Heja! Heja is a free team management app for getting your team organized this season. Schedules, player availability, attendance, messaging with read receipts, and much, much more. Best of all, Heja is 100% FREE for all team members! Click the link to download Heja now: go.heja.app/coaching
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    Music: http://www.bensound.com

    • 29 min
    Episode 75: Shawn Danhouser Talks TOPSoccer and How You Can Make an Incredible Difference

    Episode 75: Shawn Danhouser Talks TOPSoccer and How You Can Make an Incredible Difference

    This week The Coaching Journey Podcast is excited to welcome Shawn Danhouser on the show! Shawn is a TOPSoccer coach in the Chicago area as well as having roles with Illinois Youth Soccer and US Youth Soccer with the goal of growing TOPSoccer programming!


    Our discussion today focuses on how Shawn got involved with TOPSoccer and why he believes everyone should have the opportunity to get involved in this great program. We discuss the formative experience Shawn and his volunteers have found working with the program, as well as exploring the powerful language we use when discussing these issues. Shawn shares his tip for any coach to maximize the involvement of any and every player you have in your squad, and it is a truly powerful conversation sharing a side of the game we don't include enough of.

    Be sure to follow Shawn on Twitter: @TOPSCoachShawn!
     
    The Coaching Journey Podcast is sponsored by Heja! Heja is a free team management app for getting your team organized this season. Schedules, player availability, attendance, messaging with read receipts, and much, much more. Best of all, Heja is 100% FREE for all team members! Click the link to download Heja now: go.heja.app/coaching
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    Music: http://www.bensound.com

    • 49 min

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