About

ABOUT ME               Read Rest of Jeff Mahoney’s Article In My Own Words I was raised in Northern Ireland and immigrated to Canada in 1981. In 2000, I founded 1v1 Soccer FC and was […]

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Book

Burlington/Ancaster, Ontario – A new book by Ian McClurg, technical director of 1 v 1 Soccer FC, outlines the academy’s unique approach to developing young players. The recently-released Play the 1 v 1 Way: Soccer Tips From and Emerging Talent […]

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Services

As a performance coach I am always looking for new ways to assist young players fulfill their soccer potential. It is our aim to continue to push the boundaries within this area in the coming months.         […]

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Media

PUBLISHED ARTICLES   TECHNICAL TRAINING VIDEOS  RADIO INTERVIEWS

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Latest Blog

5-BULLET FRIDAY: INDIVIDUAL PLAYER DEVELOPMENT TIPS ON HOW TO ACCELERATE YOUR PERFORMANCE PROCESS

I have borrowed the 5 bullet Friday idea from one of my favourite performance leaders, Tim Ferris. You can subscribe to  these weekly individual player performance tips here INDIVIDUAL PLAYER DEVELOPMENT – 5 TIPS ON HOW TO ACCELERATE YOUR PERFORMANCE PROCESS […]

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5-Bullet Friday: Individual Player Development Tips on how to Accelerate Performance Improvements

I have borrowed the 5 bullet Friday idea from on my favorite performance leaders, Tim Ferris. You can subscribe to  these weekly individual player performance tips here INDIVIDUAL PLAYER DEVELOPMENT – 5 FREE TIPS ON HOW TO ACCELERATE YOUR PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT   […]

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How can North American Players become World Class? Case Study – Christian Pulisic

North America’s first young player to have the potential to be among the best in the world was recently profiled on 60 minutes. Christian Pulisic has benefited from training and playing outside the mainstream system in North America. We have […]

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Train and Play in Europe at Professional Academies – A Proven 4 Step Process

Since I launched 1v1 Soccer FC in 2000 our vision has remained the same – to provide players in Canada with training experiences comparable to leading soccer nations. Our players have attracted the interest of Sevilla (Spain), FC Porto (Portugal), […]

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FC Porto Academy Trip Observations

1v1 Soccer Players Training at the FC Porto Youth Academy On March 9th eight players from the 1v1 Soccer FC Masters program learn more travelled to Portugal to train at the FC Porto youth academy. The objective of the trip […]

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Performance Improvement Tip # 31: Develop at your own pace, you don’t have to be in a certain program at a certain age

Posted on October 31, 2016 by 1v1 Soccer FC One of the greatest impediments of youth development in sports is the pressure placed on young players, by coaches and parents. One of the greatest pieces of advice that I can […]

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Performance Improvement Tip # 30: Use your phone….and maximize your potential

Posted on October 21, 2016 by 1v1 Soccer FC In recent weeks several professional coaches have spoke up or taken actions against players being on their phones excessively. Pep Guardiola at Manchester City has removed Wi-Fi from Manchester City’s training […]

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Performance Improvement Tip # 29: How to Prepare for Pathways to Europe

Posted on October 19, 2016 by 1v1 Soccer FC As soccer nations, the US and Canada are still very young. With that comes a lack of structure at the professional levels of the game, when compared to the more “mature” […]

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Performance Tip # 28: Supplement Team Training with Individual Training

Posted on October 18, 2016 by 1v1 Soccer FC                   Several studies have confirmed that the number of hours of “deliberate practice” play a greater role in the development of young players […]

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Performance Improvement Tip : Be smarter than other players

Posted on October 17, 2016 by 1v1 Soccer FC Men’s Health magazine reported in 2012 that research by Predrag Petrovic (PhD and lead researcher at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm) concluded that soccer players score within the top 2 to 5 […]

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