October 2019

24
Oct

LMVSC’s New Initiative: PATO

PATO Patriots Academy Training Opportunity In the efforts of continued player development practices, we have established a new initiative to benefit our membership. It’s called PATO (Patriots Academy Training Opportunity). As a club, we believe it is important to adapt an “open door” approach to teams. We want to encourage our players to work hard and reward them for their efforts. During

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24
Oct

Periodization: Latest Studies and Practical Applications By Christopher C. Frankel and Len Kravitz, Ph.D.

Periodization: Latest Studies and Practical Applications By Christopher C. Frankel and Len Kravitz, Ph.D. Periodization is an organized approach to training that involves progressive cycling of various aspects of a training program during a specific period of time. Periodization is most widely used in resistance programs designed to avoid over-training and to systematically alternate high loads of training with decreased

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24
Oct

This Week in Training: Transition

This week in training:   All our teams are working on Transition. There are three phases of play in a soccer game. One is attacking. Another is defending.  The third is transition. Transition is divided into two components: transition into attack and transition into defense.    In attack, good team shape means spreading the field, and making the area of play

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24
Oct

Congratulations to Anthony “Tony” Alvarez of the LMVSC Patriots 2007 Boys Red, our LMVSC Travel Player of the Week.

Congratulations to Anthony “Tony” Alvarez of the LMVSC Patriots 2007 Boys Red, our LMVSC Travel Player of the Week. Tony, playing with Coach Ricardo Luis and the 2007 Boys Red in a CCL Premiership league matchup against DC Stoddert, during a tough nil-nil encounter deep into the second half, came onto the field to provide exactly what his team needed by

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24
Oct

Congratulations to Coach Fabien Lewis and LMVSC Patriots 2008 Girls Red, our LMVSC travel team of the week.

Congratulations to Coach Fabien Lewis and LMVSC Patriots 2008 Girls Red, our LMVSC travel team of the week. Last Saturday against Bethesda at Lee District Park, Coach Fabien and the 2008 Girls played a great game, winning the match 4-1. The game began as a very tight contest, with neither team looking dominant. Coach Fabien then begin to analyze the

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21
Oct

LMVSC Announces: Partnership with The Soccer Parenting Association

LMVSC AND THE SOCCER PARENTING ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP PROVIDING SUPPORT AND EDUCATION TO YOUTH SOCCER PARENTS VIA THE SOCCERPARENTRESOURCECENTER.COM Alexandria, VA, October 21, 2019 – LMVSC and the Soccer Parenting Association today announce a partnership agreement by which all families associated with LMVSC will now receive free access to the educational content on the SoccerParentResourceCenter.com platform. The Soccer Parent Resource

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18
Oct

Patriot Post 10/18/2019

Check our our Patriot Post 10/18/2019

18
Oct

SIX SECRET RULES OF FOOTBALLERS’ DIETS

SIX SECRET RULES OF FOOTBALLERS’ DIETS Nutrition has become more of a key focus when it comes to improving professional footballers’ performances. Professional footballers – like all elite athletes – need to pay as much attention to their diet as their training. And whereas in the past, they might have come off pitch and scoffed a meal of steak and

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18
Oct

7v7 #1 – GOALKEEPER (GK) #4;#5 – CENTER BACKS (double as outside backs: #2 and #3)(CB) #6 – CENTER DEFENSIVE MIDFIELD (CDM) #8;#10 – CENTER ATTACKING MIDFIELD (double as wingers: #7 and #11)(CAM) #9 – CENTER FORWARD (CF) 9v9 #1 – GOALKEEPER (GK) #4;#5 – CENTER BACKS (CB) #2;#3 – OUTSIDE BACKS (double as wingers: #7 and #11)(OB) #6 –

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18
Oct

Player of the Week – Gabriela Loza

Congratulations to Gabriela Loza of the LMVSC Patriots 2003 Girls White, our LMVSC Travel Player of the Week. Competing in the prestigious WAGS Showcase tournament this past weekend, Coach Vincent Vergamini and the LMVSC Patriots 2003 Girls White faced tough opposition, playing up against other club’s top teams. In all 3 games, Gabriela was voted as the “MVP” of the

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