Sport4Kids Football Coaching, Child Development & Girls Football Blog!

We are passionate about everything to do with sport and child development. We have a number of authors who love nothing better than to post about their passions, thoughts and feelings around the sports that they love. Take a look at our posts below and remember to link in with your favourite authors via email and social media!
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How do the All Blacks Do It?

How do the All Blacks Do It?
The childrens rugby are considered the best Rugby team on the planet.  The best for rugby skills, the best for developing...
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Was Cruyff An Inspiration For Childrens Football?

Was Cruyff An Inspiration For Childrens Football?
Cruyff died this week and the breaking news sent shivers down my spine. He has been my inspiration for decades. Taking...
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Do You Have What It Takes To Teach? 10 Must Have Skills

Teaching, like sports coaching, is a rewarding profession that requires an all-round skill set. It’s about putting yourself in front of...shutterstock 288242009 1
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10 Tips for the Perfect Children's Sports Party!

10 Tips for the Perfect Children's Sports Party!
10 Tips for the Perfect Children's Sports Party! Sports parties are one of the most popular ways to celebrate your child’s...
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Learning from Rugby League and Rugby Union to Design Kids Rugby Classes

Learning from Rugby League and Rugby Union to Design Kids Rugby Classes
Learning from Rugby League and Rugby Union to Design Kids Rugby Classes In teaching toddlers and young children rugby, what can...
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10 Benefits of Toddler & Children's Dance Classes

10 Benefits of Toddler & Children's Dance Classes
Childhood obesity is still a growing issue in the UK and getting toddlers and kids into healthy habits from a young...
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Building Confidence in Children Through Sport

Building Confidence in Children Through Sport
What is Self Confidence? Self confidence means having a realistic understanding of one’s own strengths and weaknesses. Building on existing self...
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Footballing Ability - Natural or Learned?

Footballing Ability - Natural or Learned?
One of the greatest myths of mankind revolves around whether ability is a gift of genetics or a learned blessing for...
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Teaching Children to Head the Football Safely

Teaching Children to Head the Football Safely
Sport4Kids - 15 Tips for Coaching Safe Heading for Kids FootballHeading the ball correctly is important for both fun and enjoyment...
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How England can win the World Cup in 2030...

How England can win the World Cup in 2030...
So another World Cup has passed us by and once again, despite having no expectations, England have still managed to under-achieve. ...
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1982 - Coach Marcus'Panini World Cup Memory

1982 - Coach Marcus'Panini World Cup Memory
Mark’s recollections of the France 98 World Cup tournament struck a chord for a whole host of reasons. Being significantly older...
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World Cup 1998 - My Panini Moment

World Cup 1998 - My Panini Moment
This year, the nice folks down at Panini have sponsored our S4K World Cup Tournament and supplied our children with sticker...
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Child-centric Learning - The S4K Way

Child-centric Learning - The S4K Way
In Victorian times, children were not viewed as developing human beings, but in fact as "little adults".  This meant that they...
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My Panini Jumpers For Goal Posts Moment

My Panini Jumpers For Goal Posts Moment
With the World Cup build up upon us and my children going mad for their Panini stickers it must be time for us...
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Toddler Football - Engagement to Passion

Toddler Football - Engagement to Passion
As our England footballers begin to ramp up preparations for this summer’s World Cup in Brazil, many of us are left...
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Why Kids Love Sport

Why Kids Love Sport
Why is it that kids love sport so much? Because they do - we see it everywhere - My little ones...
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5 Perfect Father’s Day Presents for Sport Loving Dads

Father’s Day is approaching, but luckily for you, it’s still far enough away to ensure you have time to get your...shutterstock 140079610
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Don't Coach Kids Football Too Early?

Don't Coach Kids Football Too Early?
On reading a headline in the Telegraph a few weeks ago, I stumbled across the headline and a story from Graham...
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Our First Kids Football Match - Worried Parents

Our First Kids Football Match - Worried Parents
Today, we went to our very first kids football U7’s league match. The day started well, getting up at the rise,...
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Kids Football Coaching in Sri Lanka - Smiles All Around!

Kids Football Coaching in Sri Lanka - Smiles All Around!
You will all best know me as Coach Charlotte, and having worked as an Assistant Coach at Sport4Kids for just shy...
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