This is a personal story that I haven't shared with a lot of people ... and today, that will change. I want to bring you into my world and show you how soccer truly has helped me in so many different scenarios including this one ... When I came to America from Iran, I was only 9 years old. I didn’t know anyone in my elementary school and I barely understood English. This made it hard for me to adapt well to my new school.
The only place I could go to, and feel confident, was during P.E, especially soccer. It helped me to communicate with the other kids and make friends much more quickly. My confidence would always shine through when I was playing soccer.
I noticed a huge difference in myself. Soccer isn’t just about a sport to play. It’s about the joy, confidence, bonding and ... a new language it creates between you and others.
It will help you, and/or your children, to build more confidence, social skills, discipline, and leadership.
The improvements you’re seeing in yourselves help you in your social life as well and, as we all know, this is CRUCIAL for any human being, as you may know, we are social beings.
You will also improve in performance which results in an overall better outcome for your team to beat the opponents. Most importantly, you will learn self-discipline.
Discipline is one of the most important skill sets you will need to be successful. You have to be your best self when you are least motivated, and that’s the tricky part of it all.
Motivation is just a word. You have to have all of these different thoughts in your mind about where you want to go and know that motivation is not going to get you there. You won’t always be motivated, but if you are disciplined, you will succeed. Showing up to every session and putting in the extra work outside of your sessions.
You shall reap what you sow ... you put in the hard work now, and I promise you, you'll see the rewards later!
If you want to play at the highest level, whether your current goal is high school varsity, college, or professional, in the off-season, it’s not a time to simply rest, kick back, and relax. (Although you can do some of that) It’s really time to train! Strength training, speed training, individual skill development, and place a high priority on your technical skills training.
Here at FuturElitez Soccer and Mindset Training, we offer a year-round elite training program with a holistic approach of combining technical training with a strong focus on the players' mindset ability.
If you're not a member of the FuturElitez Family currently, contact us! Let us help you develop the skills and the discipline it takes to be successful in not just soccer, but in life!