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Obviously, we all respond better to things that we are interested in.  If you can incorporate your teen’s interests into standard family activities, they may surprise you with their willingness to participate.  Our family has always been big on playing games – card games, board games, athletic games.  Competition helps us bond, I guess!  If you need extra incentive to get your athlete interested, there is quite an assortment of soccer board games available from a variety of retailers. 
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Advice from a soccer coach on how to work out to stay in elite athlete shape. Most of us are now in our second week of social distancing. We’re learning to balance working while home schooling and not practicing with our soccer teams. A soccer coach weighs in on the best home workouts to stay in elite athlete shape.
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March 2020

Finally it occurred to me.  There is a way to get what we both want.  What if soccer becomes the focus of our homeschool?  I don’t mean drills and hours of PlayStation FIFA.  I mean learning science, math, reading, writing, computers, and other needed skills by using soccer as the focus. Yes, I want him to have a well-rounded education, but right now the ‘what’ he studies can be secondary to the ‘how’ to learn and the foundational skills that he can develop.  

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