Messi & Neymar

Lionel Andrés “Leo” Messi (born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and rated by many in the sport as the greatest of all time, Messi is the only football player […]

Juggling

Learning how to juggle a soccer ball is great way to gain better balance, and control the ball during a game. While juggling may seem difficult at first, the key to absolute success is to practice, practice, practice. Follow these steps to learn how to juggle and improve your technical skills.  Coach Brooks believes this is […]

Pelé

Pelé is a retired Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward. He is widely regarded as the greatest player of all time. According to the IFFHS, Pelé is the most successful league goal-scorer in the world, with 541 league goals. During his career, Pelé scored 1281 goals in 1363 games, which included unofficial friendlies […]

Technique

TRC Box Scores The league has asked that we limit “warm-ups” before games to 30 minutes.  However, some of the players have approached me and requested extra instruction on fundamental skills.  I realize we have limited time and space and it puts me in a awkward situation because I want to help your “superstars” get better.  Time […]

Practice

Agenda Stretch/Warm-up Juggling soccer ball Dribble, Passing and Shooting Drills 8 vs. 2 and building up to 6v3 Possession Drill U10 Practice Activities / U12 Practice Activities Trial & Error We saw lots of talent and a great group of players & parents.  As I said earlier, it’s an honor to be your head coach […]

Introduction

Dear Players & Parents, My name is Coach Brooks and want to WELCOME you to our team – Towson Recreation Council (TRC) U12 Boys In-house soccer program this season – Fall 2016. Our team name is Chelsea. Coaching Staff Head coach: Brooks Shumate Email: brooks_shumate@hotmail.com Phone: 410-458-6600 My experience as a soccer coach includes TowsonTowne and Overlea Rec […]

Background

Chelsea Football Club is an English professional football club based in Fulham, London, that competes in the Premier League of England. The club’s greatest period of success has been during the last two decades, winning 21 trophies since 1997. Read more Edson Arantes do Nascimento (born 23 October 1940), known as Pelé, is widely regarded […]