Category: rituals

  • Pre- and Post-Game Sportsmanship Rituals

    Pre- and post-game rituals are very important. Among other things, the rituals teach sportsmanship and help set the tone for the game as well as for what happens after the game.

  • The De-Cursing Ritual is for Real

    It appears that the de-cursing ritual is legitimate. After not having lost a game since my U11 son\’s soccer team started having their shoes and gloves de-cursed. Get this … for their last game, their shoes and gloves were not de-cursed … strange.

  • Memorable, Fun, and Age-Appropriate Rituals

    Tired of inconsistent play and loses to weaker teams, the coaching staff allowed its team to be de-cursed. The team has not lost since. More importantly, the players will remember this fun and memorable ritual for years to come.

  • Improve Practice and Game Play: Get Flip-Flops

    One of the most important pieces of soccer equipment players should have at all times are flip-flops, or appropriate footwear to wear before practice and to change into when practice is over. There should be no better feeling that taking your cleats off at the end practice and rewarding yourself for a job well done.