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Stay Connected With Soccer!

Parents, coaches, referees, volunteers and kids can explore this page for how to stay connected and active this season with AYSO

What To Do During Your Break From The Soccer Field

AYSO's national website provides resources during this break from soccer, including resources for coaches and tips for how to talk to kids about the recent tough times. Click here to visit the page.

Activity Ideas
  • Setup a small soccer drill area to practice some of your favorite moves
  • H.O.R.S.E. with soccer goals
  • Player vs. Parent challenge on who can juggle the ball longer
  • For families – relay dribble in your homemade obstacle course
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Skills & Challenges (From AYSO's national website)

Team Competitions and Challenges -- Record your efforts in the garage or backyard and share it with your teammates to create some friendly competition. Here’s a great example from AYSO United’s juggling challenge currently going on.

Skill-of-the-Day
Record your best trick or skill and share it with your friends and teammates. A coach can pick the winner. Check out this skill from USMNT star Christian Pulisic:

Skills Homework from Region 4 ! (created by Region 4 Coach Admin Corinne Briers!)
Each video is about 25-30 minutes long and include doing stuff with a sibling or parent
Week 4 is now posted below.
Week 1: https://youtu.be/9aBnHf12l1I
Week 2: https://youtu.be/Er1DS9p7fJA
Week 3: https://youtu.be/RqLOOQABDZU
Week 4: https://youtu.be/XFIOxWJmxoQ 

Parent and Me! Soccer activities for 7U and younger from Region 4 (created by Region 4 Coach Admin Corinne Briers!)
Week 1: https://youtu.be/A7ekc9D5lsU 
Week 2 (Driving Adventure):
https://youtu.be/zj89IuVE6wE 

From our partner UK International - Fun skill series

In these difficult times, AYSO & U.K. International Soccer understands how hard it must be to provide your children with a sense of normality. With this in mind, they have created a library of soccer activity videos to help support and structure your activity time during the day. 
Together we are providing free individual skill development content each week on our Facebook & Instagram pages.⠀

Follow @AYSO_soccer @ukinternationalsoccer on social media to receive more skills content and read more about the skill series here: https://ayso.org/home-skills-training-series-with-ayso-uki/

Train with MLS!
Train from home videos from MLS The world slowing down doesn't mean your training has to. The MLS collected the best at-home training drills from around MLS to get you ready to dominate when we all get back on the field.
Click here to go to the MLS page for Ball Mastery, Dribbling, Fitness & Fun!

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AYSO Book Club for Kids

With the help of Bookroo, we have a list of the best children’s books about soccer. From there, we have chosen some favorites to kick off our AYSO Book Club! Stay tuned for more information on how you can join us for the very first AYSO Book Club Storytime!


Soccer Coloring Pages

SuperColoring.com
GetColoringPages.com
MomJunction.com
AYSO Region 4 Coloring pages to download (PDF)
For more "adult" pencil coloring try Soccer/Football Coloring Book (Amazon page)


LEGOs and Soccer!

Examples of English Premiere League stadiums built by fans - they're small, give it a try at home (FOXSports.com)
Review of the official Lego(r) Old Trafford - Manchester United Set - this is huge! (BrickBrothers.com)

YouTube video - 10-year-old boy builds incredible football stadiums out of LEGO
YouTube video - Lego fan makes his own US Soccer team stadium using old kits and various bricks/pieces
YouTube video - Brickstand UK Creates Lego Soccer Stadium


Soccer Books for Adults & Older Teens
Four examples of books talking about the sport and players


Podcasts

Examples of soccer podcasts covering the beautiful game


AYSO's PLAYSOCCER Magazine

Flip through some great articles in our quarterly PLAYSOCCER magazine. Get inspired reading powerful stories of AYSO alums and current players doing great things for their community! Click here to read articles from past issues. 

Connecting for teams

We understand that due to recent events in our lives, the beautiful game has been placed in a difficult situation, but with that in mind, let’s get creative and expand our horizons. Here are some homegrown ideas we have received from local AYSO regions:

Team Juggling Competitions
Record your efforts in the garage or backyard and share it with your teammates to create some friendly competition. Here's a great example from AYSO United's juggling challenge currently going on: https://www.instagram.com/p/B918X_nJqzO/
 
FIFA 20 Tournaments
Log-in and play your teammates or your coach in virtual soccer from all across the soccer globe. Manchester United vs LA Galaxy? No problem! Barcelona vs. Atlanta United? Game on!
 
Skill-of-the-Day
Record your best trick or skill and share it with your friends and teammates. Coach can pick the winner. Check out this skill from USMNT star Christian Pulisic: https://www.instagram.com/p/B92vPpmjHqW/?igshid=tttusbzkhste
 

Juggling Challenge

We've got more drills and games to the left - below find our Juggling Challenges for you. We'll add more each week.

These are videos of Liv Cooke teaching various tricks.  Liv is a former world champion freestyler and is a four-time world record holder.

#1: Around the World: 

Soccer to Watch!

Here's some viewing suggestions to get you going:

Great World Cup videos!
 

- FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 Official Film (just released at the end of March)  https://youtu.be/tA6FrcK_pTs

- FIFA Men’s World Cup 2018 Official Film https://youtu.be/MiAcU2DvbXM


- The iconic sporting moment - 1999 Women's World Cup Final Match U.S vs China https://youtu.be/szkbeZnrV4M

- 2018 World Cup Portugal vs Spain (there's a handful of goals in this one) https://youtu.be/Xhu5Bz1xDf0


Amazon Prime Video also has the Official highlight films of nearly every Men's World Cup and a few Women's World Cup official videos. Also check out Inside Borussia Dortmund mini docu-series (English version) on Amazon Prime Video.

Stadium Tours

Dive into the game’s history and culture by virtually visiting some of the world’s most famous stadiums and training grounds. 
Some suggestions:
 
Real Madrid’s All Access Training Grounds
 
Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium
 
Manchester United’s Old Trafford through the years
 
Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge
 
Espai Barcelona (the incredible plans for Camp Nou)
 
Inside LAFC

Soccer Movies

Grab some popcorn, the rest of your family and watch a classic soccer movie.

Some of the AYSO office favorites:

Kicking & Screaming

Ladybugs

Goal! The Dream Begins

Victory 

Alex & Me 

National Partners

AYSO Region 4 Partners

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5739 Kanan Rd. #340 
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