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Speed Training – What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You (Part 1)

I have been working as a fitness coach with elite level soccer players for 15 years.  In that time, the…


Five things every soccer parent should know

By Armen Bedakian Being a parent of a soccer-loving child can be a busy task. Between the long drives, frequent…


Leading Change – our quest to an enhanced, healthy and vibrant soccer environment

by Ron Smale, President of the OSA As the outdoor season gets underway, it is timely to connect with parents,…


For Kids Only… Enjoying your playtime

This column is for the kids. Adults can stop reading now. By Mike Woitalla Dear Soccer-Playing Children of Canada –…


Hanson Boakai: Juggling Soccer and School

By Steven Sandor Hanson Boakai was one of the key components to Canada’s qualification for the U-17 World Cup. He…


New Grassroots Coaching Workshop

Working with FIFA, CSA and Canadian Sport for life program guidelines the OSA technical staff have incorporated LTPD principles into…


Four Provincial Champions Crowned This Past Weekend

VAUGHAN, January 26, 2014 — The first of two Ontario Indoor Cup Final weekends was played at the Ontario Soccer…


Canada Soccer Reveals Strategic Plan

Canadian Soccer took a step forward today in helping to solidify itself for the next generation of players and beyond.…