EQUIPO PHOENIX

| December 2016 Issue 3 Vol II | No Comments

Buscando entre los archivos de Plaza, logré encontrarme con ésta historia de un equipo que a pesar de las adversidades logro reponerse no solo en lo futbolístico sino también en…

living the SOCCER life

| December 2016 Issue 3 Vol II | No Comments

Roy Maurice Keane, former captain of Manchester United, is famously quoted as saying he doesn’t believe skill in soccer is the result of coaches. “It is a result of a…

Una carta a mis padres

| December 2016 Issue 3 Vol II | No Comments

Sé lo que ustedes me quieren. Cada uno me lo demuestra en todo momento y en todas partes y en honor a ese cariño que me brindan y que yo…

Tips From COACH LINDSAY

| December 2016 Issue 3 Vol II | No Comments

PRAC T I C E To get better, you MUST practice on your own time in addition to organized training sessions with your coach. When you are doing nothing someone…

La Historia De Plaza Sports Center

| December 2016 Issue 3 Vol II | No Comments

En el ano 2008, el Doctor Jose A. Caso planteo y formo la idea de construir una de las mejores instalaciones deportivas a nivel amateur contando con una impresionante infraestructura,…

SOCCERFIT tips

| December 2016 Issue 3 Vol II | No Comments

Exercise 1 HIGH KNEES Set up the hurdles 2 feet apart in a line, face the hurdles, stand straight with the feet hip width apart, Jump from one foot to…

What is Soccerfit?

| December 2016 Issue 3 Vol II | No Comments

1. What is Soccerfit? Soccerfit is a fitness program that promotes the physical training regimes of professional soccer players. Some of the most effective and benefit-generating workouts are performed by…

SOCCER

SOCCER IS A LIFELONG Pursuit

| Issue Sep-Oct 2016 | No Comments

Plaza Sports Center isn’t just for kids! It’s great to play at Plaza as an adult! Check out some of the reasons why soccer is a lifelong activity for the…

SoccerFit

Soccer Fit

| Issue Sep-Oct 2016 | No Comments

Want to improve your fitness but don’t know where to start? Tired of going to the gym and seeing no results? Plaza Sports Center’s new SoccerFit Program can be the…

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Ligas de Plaza

| Issue Sep-Oct 2016 | No Comments

En Plaza Sports Center, también reconocido como Plaza, manejamos las ligas de fútbol amateur mas fuertes del Valle de Texas. Somos el primer nivel en el sistema de ligas de…

UTRGV Soccer

UTRGV Soccer Ready for Kick Off

| Issue Sep-Oct 2016 | No Comments

The UTRGV women’s soccer program is set to enter its third year of existence with a more set roster than in the past. “The players have set a standard,” UTRGV…

calling all golies

Calling all Golies

| Issue Sep-Oct 2016 | No Comments

Plaza Sports Center hosted a special goalie training clinic on August 20 and 21, 2016 which was open to any player who has an interest in improving their net defending…

La categoria 2004 Toros

| Issue Sep-Oct 2016 | No Comments

Es muy bonito hablar de futbol y de todo lo hermoso que rodea a este deporte tan lleno de vida. Pero hoy hablaremos de los  protagonistas que hacen que ésta pasión se desborde…

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Coach Mentors

| Issue Sep-Oct 2016 | No Comments

In addition to the adult leagues available at Plaza Sports Center, playing at the university level is a possibility that older players should be aware of. There’s nothing like learning side by side with masters;…

LA PORRA DE PLAZA!

| July-August 2016 | No Comments

Plaza sports teams have the best fans.  Academy players’ family and friends keep spirits up with their cheerleading. It’s common to see signs and pride t-shirts with players’ names. PARENTS:…

GET SOCCER FIT

| July-August 2016 | No Comments

Reach a new level of fitness by training like a soccer player  SOCCER PLAYERS ARE POWERFUL ATHLETES, POSSESSING EXTREME ENDURANCE, SPEED, FLEXIBILITY, AND AGILITY. Now, you can train like a…

NEVER TOO YOUNG FOR SOCCER!

| July-August 2016 | No Comments

Little Toros is the perfect activity for kids Plaza Sports Center offers classes for children as young as three years old. Since children at these ages are still learning to…

Academia y liga infantil

| July-August 2016 | No Comments

El futbol no es cuestión de privilegios, sino de derechos. El futbol es el lenguaje universal de millones de personas en todo el mundo, incluidos niños, niñas y adolescentes, independien-temente de…

LINDS AY VERA

| July-August 2016 | No Comments

Coach Lindsay Vera is the newest addition to the Plaza Sports Center team of coaches, and she is dedicated to helping the RGV’s girls meet their fullest potential both on…

Girls of Soccer

| July-August 2016 | No Comments

New soccer program at Plaza helps girls grow their skills. Did you know that the first national women’s soccer league in the U.S. wasn’t established until 1995, or that women’s…

Homenaje a liga de veteranos

| NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2015 – ISSUE 3 | No Comments

La emocion por el futbol no envejece. Se puede llegar a lo 50 años de vida y el recuerdo de un marcador sigue intacto. Paraciera que los anos solo traen…

Women’s Fitness “Ladies, we can too!”

| Issue 6 May - June 2016 | No Comments

Ladies, you already know the but it can sometimes be hard to act on it, especially when you’re tired of your usual workout or haven’t experienced a dynamic routine that…

Meditations on soccer with Victor Farias

| Issue 6 May - June 2016 | No Comments

Plaza Sports Center is a hub for soccer enthusiasts of all ages. Victor Farias is a player on our Veteran’s league who has done a lot push soccer in the…

Team Building with Soccer

| Issue 6 May - June 2016 | No Comments

Get Your company moving for better employee health! Believe it or not, bubble soccer at Plaza has been sought out by local companies for their employees to use – during…

Recreational Soccer for All!

| Issue 6 May - June 2016 | No Comments

If you didn’t start playing soccer as a child, or stopped at some point and now find yourself never getting on a soccer field, we at Plaza want you to…

Getting the Right Gear: Soccer Shoes are more than a pair of cleats

| Issue 6 May - June 2016 | No Comments

Outdoor Grass Fields The type of shoe that is “best” depends on the playing field, which is classified as hard, firm, or soft when talking about outdoor fields. On outdoor…

Teach It Young

| Issue 6 May - June 2016 | No Comments

When you enroll a child to a soccer academy, you expect them to be taught techniques and discipline that will make them better soccer players, whether they hope to one day…

Dia Del Nino Tournament

| Issue 6 May - June 2016 | No Comments

Qué mejor forma de celebrar el Día Del Niño que recordar ésta etapa viendo a tus hijos divertirse. Lo más bonito es que puedes seguir celebrando éste día sin importar la edad que tengas. Asé…

Asia Gonzalez – Youth Player of Issue

| Issue 6 May - June 2016 | No Comments

Asia Gonzalez’s love for soccer began when she first learned to kick a soccer ball at five years old.Growing up, she was always attracted by the sport and yearned to…

Why Summer Camp is the Best Investment You Can Make This Summer

| MAR-APRIL 2016 ISSUE 5 | No Comments
Most parents can agree that the summer is probably the most stressful time of the year for them. Having the children at home all day involves having to find ways...

Torneo Campeón de Campeones Plaza Sports Center 2016

| MAR-APRIL 2016 ISSUE 5 | No Comments
Jose D. Rodriguez El pasado 20 de febrero se llevó a cabo el primer torneo relámpago Campeón de Campeones de Plaza Sports Center, donde los equipos participantes entregaron el alma...

Soccer: A Growing Sport in America

| MAR-APRIL 2016 ISSUE 5 | No Comments
Only in the United States does the word “football” refer to a sport other than soccer. The world’s most popular sport does not seem to be as prominent in our...

Toros Academy: The Anatomy of a Good Soccer Program

| MAR-APRIL 2016 ISSUE 5 | No Comments
Participating in a good soccer program can be a strong foundation for a child’s future in the sport, but also for his or her future in life. Very important physical...

Soccer

| JAN- FEB-2016 ISSUE 4 | No Comments
GOOD FOR YOUR BODY, GOOD FOR YOUR MIND. THERE ARE PRETTY GOOD REASONS WHY SOCCER IS THE WORLD’S BIGGEST SPORT. ACCORDING TO FIFA, OVER 265 MILLION PEOPLE ALLOVER THE WORLD...

Little Toros Academy

| JAN- FEB-2016 ISSUE 4 | No Comments
Jumpstart your Child’s Development with Little Toros Academy Introducing your children to exercise early in their childhood is one of the best things that you can do for their future....

3 Years In The Valley With Our Anniversary Tournament

| JAN- FEB-2016 ISSUE 4 | No Comments
It’s been an amazing three years for Plaza Sports Center and what better way to celebrate our third anniversary than with an Anniversary Tournament. Since our facility first opened its...

REUNITED

| NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2015 – ISSUE 3 | No Comments
Harlingen native sisters join forces again at UTRGV Sisters Erica and Arnelle Gonzalez both help to make up UTRGV women’s soccer tough defensive front. Last year was the first year the two sisters...

Leo Castillo

| NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2015 – ISSUE 3 | No Comments
UTRGV Men’s Soccer junior goalkeeper Leo Castillo didn’t really choose his position... his position chose him. “My brother (Eduardo) used to always put me in between two trees back at...

START PLAYING SOCCER!

| NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2015 – ISSUE 3 | No Comments
OUR LEAGUES We have soccer leagues available for everyone and every skill level. You don’t have to wait very long to register to one of our leagues. Registration is simple...

Toros Academy 2.0

| NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2015 – ISSUE 3 | No Comments
Get ready to experience a completely new level of soccer at Plaza Sports Center. Our newly redesigned Toros Soccer Academy is here! Since its start two and half years ago,...

Bubble Soccer Is Here!

| NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2015 – ISSUE 3 | No Comments
Bubble Soccer has arrived at Plaza Sports Center! If you haven’t heard about this new game that has become a huge hit in Europe and Canada, you soon will. Bubble...

Adult Player of the Issue: Rafael Rodriguez

| NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2015 – ISSUE 3 | No Comments
Few people are as passionate about soccer as Rafael Rodriguez. From the day he was first introduced to this sport by his brother when he was just eleven years old,...

Juan Manuel Burnias

| NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2015 – ISSUE 3 | No Comments
Juan Manuel Burnias is the perfect example of the dedication, good sportsmanship, and love of soccer that our Toros Academy students display. The Memorial Wolverines High School 9th grader has...