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WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Tips and advice to become a better youth soccer player on and off the field.

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WVSA Beyond The Pitch Podcast - Tips and advice to become a better youth soccer player on and off the field.

    Real Talk About Suicide When It Comes To Our Youth Soccer Players

    Real Talk About Suicide When It Comes To Our Youth Soccer Players

    Today, we talk about a tough topic: suicide. May is #MentalHealthMonth. WVSA is committed to the mental health of our members and not afraid to tackle the tough topics. With the recent deaths of two collegiate athletes, we speak with Dr. Ashley Coker Cranney of Whole Brain Solutions, LLC about suicide. What are the warning signs? What can parents and coaches do? Find out and listen.

     

    National Suicide Hotline

    1-800-273-8255

     

     

    • 29 min
    Menstrual Cycle Nutrition For Youth Soccer Players

    Menstrual Cycle Nutrition For Youth Soccer Players

    Join us as Stephanie May, registered dietitian and owner of SM Nutrition, talks about how female youth soccer players can be properly fueled during their menstrual cycle. She will be providing FIVE tips for our players that can be implemented immediately.

    • 11 min
    Tips For Staying Healthy During The Spring Soccer Season

    Tips For Staying Healthy During The Spring Soccer Season

    Great new episode of the podcast coming your way. We talk to Andy Seraphin, Doctor of Physical Therapy, about the things youth players can do to keep themselves fit and healthy this spring season. DON'T MISS IT! #soccer #fit #healthy #physicaltherapy #injured #wellness #development

    • 12 min
    Better Developing Our Youth Soccer Referees

    Better Developing Our Youth Soccer Referees

    What can coaches, clubs, parents and associations do to better develop our young referees and keep them in the game? Find out the thoughts of Jason Hutchinson, State Referee Administrator, Idaho Soccer Referee Committee. 

    • 16 min
    Author Jon Townsend Joins Us To Talk About His Book, ”It’s Just A Ball”

    Author Jon Townsend Joins Us To Talk About His Book, ”It’s Just A Ball”

    WVSA is excited to welcome author Jon Townsend to the show to talk about his new book, "It's Just A Ball". It's an amazingly insightful book for both soccer players and coaches. Don't miss this episode with Jon.

     

    Buy "It's Just A Ball" here: https://www.amazon.com/Its-Just-Ball-Exploring-Complexity/dp/1911121936

    • 22 min
    How Words Soccer Coaches Use Can Affect Their Players

    How Words Soccer Coaches Use Can Affect Their Players

    Did you know that the words you use as a youth soccer coach can affect your players? Same things goes for parents. Find out more from Jenny, Rearick, communication coach and owner of Fit To Speak on this episode of the WVSA Beyond The Pitch podcast.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

pk soccer ,

Great content!

I have never visited West Virginia but came across this podcast recently. Really well structured with helpful tips from expert guests. I found the episodes on sleep helpful. This is for coaches, parents and players even if your not from West Virginia

Robinson Florida TOPSoccer ,

Timely information, with short format focus

Super interesting guests and topics presented in a short, focused format. Well done!

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