When I first started training my sons in soccer, I knew that I wanted to give them more control over their training. I wasn’t exactly sure why, but I had this feeling that it was important for them to take ownership of their own development.

Soon I realized the importance of providing my children with autonomy in their training. Allowing them to take charge of their own development has helped them become more independent and self-aware individuals.

In my latest blog post, I share some of the benefits of autonomy in youth soccer training, including improved decision-making skills, increased motivation, and enhanced learning.

If you’re looking to help your child develop better decision-making skills, consider incorporating autonomy into their soccer training. Check out my blog post for some tips on how to do it!

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Neil Crawford

Hello, I'm Neil Crawford - a soccer dad, coach, and the founder of Anytime Soccer Training. I'm excited to tell you about my journey in the world of youth soccer and how it led me to create a comprehensive online soccer training app. As a parent and coach, I understand the challenges of navigating the youth soccer landscape. That's why I've devoted over a decade to coaching and training, gathering valuable insights and actionable tips along the way. I'm passionate about sharing my knowledge with other parents, coaches, and players to help them improve their skills and reach their goals. That's why I founded Anytime Soccer Training - an app that provides thousands of 100% follow-along training sessions that you can access anytime, anywhere. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced player, our app is designed to help you improve your soccer skills and achieve your full potential. In addition to the app, I host a weekly podcast called The Inside Scoop, where I share my experiences, insights, and tips on youth soccer. I'm proud to have helped countless parents and coaches navigate the youth soccer landscape and achieve success. If you're looking to improve your soccer skills and knowledge, I invite you to check out Anytime Soccer Training and tune in to The Inside Scoop. Let's work together to help the next generation of soccer players reach their full potential.


Neil Crawford

Hello, I'm Neil Crawford - a soccer dad, coach, and the founder of Anytime Soccer Training. I'm excited to tell you about my journey in the world of youth soccer and how it led me to create a comprehensive online soccer training app. As a parent and coach, I understand the challenges of navigating the youth soccer landscape. That's why I've devoted over a decade to coaching and training, gathering valuable insights and actionable tips along the way. I'm passionate about sharing my knowledge with other parents, coaches, and players to help them improve their skills and reach their goals. That's why I founded Anytime Soccer Training - an app that provides thousands of 100% follow-along training sessions that you can access anytime, anywhere. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced player, our app is designed to help you improve your soccer skills and achieve your full potential. In addition to the app, I host a weekly podcast called The Inside Scoop, where I share my experiences, insights, and tips on youth soccer. I'm proud to have helped countless parents and coaches navigate the youth soccer landscape and achieve success. If you're looking to improve your soccer skills and knowledge, I invite you to check out Anytime Soccer Training and tune in to The Inside Scoop. Let's work together to help the next generation of soccer players reach their full potential.