Midseason Slump? CoachUp to the Rescue!

You started this season with big goals. Place top three. Be your team's top scorer. Lead in rushing yards. Not quite on track towards hitting those goals? Private coaching can help. CoachUp, an online platform and app that connects athletes to private coaches, makes it easy to hone that extra technique, that extra speed, that extra confidence you need to reach your … [Read more...]

Improve your Game with CoachUp and City Sports

Want to improve your game? How about training with a private coach? CoachUp, the nation’s leader in one-on-one and small group sports instruction, will be at City Sports with live soccer demos and cool swag! Choose from one of our participating locations this Sunday August 23rd  and check them out! Where: Maryland               City Sports North Bethesda … [Read more...]

Greetings from South Africa!

While it took over 24 hours of flying time to get here (here being Johannesburg) from Boston, it’s been an amazing trip so far. Last night we went to the Spain-Germany match in Durban. We got there several hours in advance to get fired up at the beach festival adjacent to the Fan Fest location. Although it was a bit chilly (it is winter here after all), we had a great time … [Read more...]

World Cup Update and Predictions

Summer Solstice soon... at least here in the Northern HemisphereWhile there was talk prior to the World Cup about how it being winter in South Africa would affect the teams and game, especially those from Northern Europe and particularly England (after seeing Gary Linekar and the boys wilt in the Mexican sun in 1986), I don't recall reading anything predicting the cold that … [Read more...]

Draws, Keepers and Vuvuzelas

Well, the matches have begun and we’ve already seen some surprises (Italy’s draw in the rain being the biggest to me).  The USA-England result wasn’t a surprise to me, but the way it happened certainly was.  As a former keeper, it’s hard not to feel just awful for Robert Green after what happened.  England certainly had plenty of chances to win the game, but Tim Howard proved … [Read more...]