When you look back on your career many years from now, what will you remember the most? What part of playing this game will you be the most proud of? Is there anything you would change? Is there anything you regret? These questions along with many others will be the things you will ask yourself when you draw closer to saying your final farewell to the beautiful game. I hope most of you who are on the brink of hanging up your boots will have walked off the pitch knowing you gave it your all, you did everything you possibly could to reach the highest level possible in this sport.
A sports agent is responsible for negotiating endorsement deals as well as employment contracts for footballers. Much like a talent agent, a sports agent represents talent (athletes) in order to further the careers of those he represents. Speaking to a sports agent can be difficult. However, by following a few simple steps, you will better your chances of either a face-to-face or phone conversation.
Have you hit a slump in your football career ? If you are finding it difficult to get ahead, it could be because you’re inadvertently holding yourself back in ways you don’t even realize. Many of us have unhealthy habits and behaviors that stunt our growth on the pitch. By becoming aware of them, it’s possible to begin facing these obstacles head-on so that you can remove potential roadblocks to your future success. Here are 4 things that are holding you back.
Success is not a destination. We have all heard this statement before, but take a second to think about your own life. Have you reached all of your goals? Have you finished everything you wanted to finish? Achieved everything you’ve hoped to achieve? The answer for the majority of us would be a resounding “no”.
The 4 corner model outlines the factors that need to be considered as a young player grows and develops in the game. Each of the corners is connected and relies on support from the other three areas. The model is appropriate for players between the ages of 5-21. The development pathway for each individual player is unique and diverse so the needs of each player will ebb and flow in all of the 4 corners. While the need for added support for some players will be minimal, others will require much more applied and specific guidance. It is important for coaches and parents to understand that each aspect of the 4 corners does not exist in isolation. Everything is connected...