Entries by Greg Bodzioch

An Interview with E-Fitness Volunteer Coach Sho

E-Sports programs draw some amazing volunteer coaches from the community. Regularly volunteers come from local high schools and colleges to volunteer their time in coaching the kids. We love providing our high school volunteers the opportunity to receive community service credit toward their graduation for serving at E-Sports. We often have high school athletes come […]

Spotlight Training Drills

Beginning this month at e-sports.org, we will begin posting “spotlight training drills” from one of many elite world soccer clubs (e.g., Barcelona, Manchester United, etc.) or NBA teams. Coming up this week will be one of my favorites used by FC Barcelona in their passing warm-ups. I won’t give it away yet, so stay tuned […]

Coming Soon!…”Coaching Tip Tuesdays”

We’re excited to announce the start of the “Coaching Tip Tuesday” series! Starting on Tuesday, May 10th, we will begin releasing a one-minute video coaching tip every other week here on e-sports.org. Topics such as the “Four E’s” of being a great E-Sports coach, the “just-right challenge”, and more will be discussed and explained in […]

Why E-Soccer Means So Much To Me

E-Soccer has been a part of my life since I was very young. I have been a volunteer almost every Saturday morning for close to 10 years. Growing up, I saw participating in E-Soccer as an opportunity for me to play soccer and hang out with friends. It was not until I entered high school that I understood […]

E-Fitness Teaches a Lifestyle

As E-Sports has developed over the years since the original E-Soccer program, we soon added martial arts programs and then basketball programs in the past few years. It’s been exciting to see all the inclusive principles and successes that began with E-Soccer transfer so fluidly into these other sports as we’ve matured into a multi-sport […]

Coach Profile: Ethan Woon Brings E-Soccer to Alameda!

Ethan is currently in 11th grade at Alameda Science and Technology Institute (ASTI), an early college-prep magnet high school. He has received multiple academic achievements including the Academic Excellence Award and Honor Student Award. Also an avid athlete, Ethan plays multiple sports, including soccer, basketball, lacrosse, as well as martial arts, where he has excelled with […]

The Great Alliance: Parents and Peer Coaches

Parents consider friendship development of their children with special needs to be very important. When Overton and Rausch (2002) interviewed mothers of children with disabilities, ages 5 to 11 years old, about important goals for their children’s social development, the mothers said they considered having a best friend or a close friend to be one […]