Soccer For Kids Blog

WRITTEN BY:  COACH BRUCE LOVELACE

UPDATED ON:  JANUARY 11, 2024

This Soccer-For-Kids.com blog has useful posts for parents and coaches to effectively guide themselves and their young soccer players. You'll find inspiration through the world's number one sport, soccer.

Feb 14, 2024

How Big Are Youth Soccer Fields. Helpful Soccer Field Size Guide

yout soccer field size diagram

The truth on how big are youth soccer fields for your child's age group and how to lay them out with square corners. Soccer field sizes and table.

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Jan 11, 2024

What's The Best Soccer Water Bottle For Kids. Best Water Bottle Guide

Brands, features, and materials of water bottles

It can be confusing with so many water bottles for your soccer player to choose from. This post will help you choose the best soccer water bottle for your child.

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Jan 11, 2024

How Kids Soccer Socks Are Different. Guide On Socks For Youth Soccer

Knee high soccer socks

Are soccer socks needed in youth soccer? How they are different and how do soccer socks fit? All you need to know about kids soccer socks

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Jan 06, 2024

Youth Soccer Equipment List of 10 Kids Soccer Gear Items You Need

What Your Kid Needs To Play Soccer

10 items needed for playing kids soccer. The must have and helpful soccer gear for kids. Useful list of what you need for youth soccer equipment

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Jan 06, 2024

How To Measure For Youth Soccer Goalie Gloves-Tips To Get The Best Fit

Kids soccer goalkeeper glove

How do you know your kid's soccer glove size? Tips on how to measure youth soccer goalie gloves. Kids glove sizing guide.

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Jan 06, 2024

Soccer For 3 Year Olds. Can Your Child Play ? Benefits and Pitfalls

3 year old soccer player

What you need to know about Soccer for 3 year olds near you. Benefits and consequences. Is your 3 year old ready to play?

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Jan 06, 2024

Soccer Ball Pressure Guide. Simple Steps to Get The Correct Pressure

soccer ball and pressure gauge

Soccer Ball Guide. How to check and inflate to the right soccer ball pressure. Inflate your size 5, size 4, and size 3 soccer ball to the best pressure

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Nov 28, 2023

Need Some Great Ideas For Soccer Gifts For Boys? Here's a Helpful List

Gift wrapped soccer ball

What should you get for that boys that loves soccer? Check out this guide for getting the right soccer gifts for boys

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Nov 21, 2023

Why Kids Play On a Small Soccer Field. Advantages and Disadvantages

Advantages of small sided soccer field

There are several reasons why kids play on a small soccer field. Benefits and drawbacks of playing small sided soccer games.

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Nov 21, 2023

What Is Nutmeg In Soccer And Why It's So Embarrassing To Get Nutmegged

Soccer nutmeg example

It's one of those well known soccer moves you hear about, but what exactly does nutmeg in soccer mean and why you want to avoid it at all costs.

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Nov 17, 2023

5 Truths About Indoor Soccer For Kids. Is Indoor Soccer Good For Kids?

Soccer coaches impact kids positively

Soccer program for kids ages 2 through 8 years old benefit kids in many ways. Winter Indoor Soccer for Kids

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Nov 14, 2023

What Are The Most Popular Youth Soccer Formations. Simple Guide

Diamond soccer formation

Simple guide to where your child should be on the soccer field. Explanation of the most popular youth soccer formations for small-sided kids soccer games.

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Nov 14, 2023

10 Fantastic Soccer Games For 2 Year Olds-Kids Love Them And They Work

Oval Rack Track

They haven't even been walking for that long, so how can toddlers,2, and 3 year olds play soccer. 10 great soccer games for 2 year olds to play. FREE PDF Download

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Nov 14, 2023

How to Choose Kids Shin Guards. Guide on Shin Guard Types And Sizes

Kids shin socks

Size and type of soccer shin guard does your child to wear? How Should Youth Soccer Shin Guards Fit? Guide on Kids shin guards How to choose the best one.

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Nov 14, 2023

What Size Are Youth Soccer Goals, Soccer Goal Dimensions For Each Age

youth soccer goal

You're wondering how you can tell what soccer goal dimensions are right for your child's age and skill level. This youth soccer goal guide will help

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Soccer coach Bruce Lovelace started playing soccer in 1974 when, as a young boy, he constructed his own makeshift soccer goal. He played in high school, then in college and beyond. He started to coach his own children in the 1990s and then ran a Soccer Shots franchise for 12 years. Now, Coach Bruce publishes the soccer-for-kids.com website.  Find out more about youth soccer coach Bruce Lovelace  and what inspires this website.

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