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Upper Hand Sports Podcast

Episode 14: LA Goalkeeping Academy Owner Michael Magid

on Dec 6, 2017 8:44:00 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
Upper Hand is joined by LA Goalkeeping Academy owner Michael Magid on his 17 years of experience in goalkeeper training and goalkeeper coaching. He works hard at being a student of the game as well, constantly making his own skills more advanced. His education has stemmed from some of the world’s greatest goalkeeper specialists. Prior to LA Goalkeeping Academy, Michael was the goalkeeping director at Real Socal, an assistant coach for Everton FC’s North American Program, a player/coach for the USL’s SFV Quakes, and a staff coach for Region IV ODP. Hear Michael’s advice on building a network of coaches in your arena, and seeing them as co-teachers to learn from, rather than as competition.
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Episode 13: Modern Goalkeeper Training Owner John Plaugic

on Nov 29, 2017 8:00:00 AM | By Upper Hand | 0 Comments
We sat down to talk with John Plaugic about his experience as the founder and head instructor at Modern Goalkeeper Training Systems. Plaugic is a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/United Soccer Coaches & United States Soccer Federation. He is the Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach at Rutgers University (Newark). Plaugic was previously the Assistant Varsity Soccer Coach at St. Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, NJ, which has been recognized by ESPN RISE, NSCAA & Elite Soccer Report as the best High School Boys Soccer program in the USA. Learn more about Plaugic’s holistic approach to goalkeeper training in this week’s sports podcast! 
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