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Philippines vs Hong Kong: Another Page in the Story

I was born to a Chinese father and a Filipino mother. I was raised in Chinatown New York City, in a predominantly Chinese household alongside my older sister and my Chinese grandparents. Chinese culture and traditions have been prevalent themes in my life and expressing myself through the use of both Chinese and English has always been somewhat familiar to me. … Read More...

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My Transition to Running for Fun

For years now, Cooper has been an avid recreational running. Her passion for running has been a staple in her daily routine and her workouts almost always involves running. She has always express her dreams of running a marathon to me and I have always supporter her from a distance. With my routine as a footballer, I my training has always reflected performance goals and … Read More...

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Fathers Day

Like my great grandfather, grandfather, uncle and father, I find myself in a foreign land away from home on this special occasion thinking about life, family and friends in a familiar place. These men have made tremendous sacrifices in order for me to have the opportunities and experiences I am so privileged to have. They inspire me to stride further and reach higher. One … Read More...

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Silent Adventure

Recently, I have been publishing less of my experiences in the Philippines. With many thoughts, feelings and emotions that have come and gone, those that hurt and those that cheer, ones that linger and ones that bury deep, I still carefully record and document them. My feelings are mixed, but nonetheless bold. My stories and experiences flow strong and continuous, yet my … Read More...

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2013 NSCAA Convention

Every year I look forward to the NCSAA Convention. Since I started coaching a decade ago, I have always tried me best to make the NSCAA's largest gathering of soccer coaches in world. I remember my first convention in Raleigh, North Carolina with my high school coach. We took a little road trip down from New York City. The experience truly changed my life and set my … Read More...

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Each Visit Shows Me “Never Give Up”

This weekend, I had a chance to visit The Fairplay for All Foundation in Payatas, Manila. In our preparations from our Run Beyond Borders, my visit to the the organization was quite special. I had the amazing opportunity to bit farewell to the old drop-in center, to which many kids in Payatas have called their second home, their sanctuary, and … Read More...

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LBC Foundation: Hands On Manila 2012 Servathon

Source: Kayafc.com This year I had the great privileged of participating in the Hands on Manila 2012 Servathon. On behalf of Kaya FC and the LBC foundation we took on the coast to clean and plant with the common goal of helping the environment. Often times it is hard to see the outcome of small actions such as picking up a piece of trash, but … Read More...

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Mizuno BE

Source: Mizuno Mizuno Be shoes are inspired by the old Waraji sandals that were worn by the samurai class and foot soldiers during the feudal era of Japan. Fascinated by the Waraji sandals, which were shorter than the feet of those wearing them, … Read More...

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National Soccer Coaches Association of America: Coaching Course

Founded in 1941 and based in Kansas City, Kan., the National Soccer Coaches Association of America has grown into the world’s largest soccer coaches’ organization that serves members at every … Read More...

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Spirrs Product Watch: Throw Back Max

Throw Back Max is a distinct company that looks to do things a little bit different when it come to providing us with an interesting "old" twist to apparel. Throw Back Max … Read More...

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Spirrs Product Watch: Soccer Pal

The Soccer Pal known and recognized by most players and coaches was one of the first soccer training products I've ever received as a young player. I remember vividly when my dad came home with the Soccer Pal. It was the new training device that I … Read More...

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Spirrs Product Watch: Kick Medic

Recently, we have looked at two similar products to the Training Aid category, namely the Soccer Kick Return and the Soccer Edge. These products look to increase training productivity by way of eliminating the need to fetch or retrieve balls … Read More...

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New Urban Designs: Live Breathe Futbol

This weekend we had a chance to connect with a special brand with the newest inspirations out of Philadelphia. We often see fashion and design motivated by daily life or love, and in this day in age common interest and the shared passion amongst … Read More...

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SoccerPirrs Product WATCH: Who Are Ya Designs

By now the trusty brand Who Are Ya Designs, has burst into the football scene making appearances in the media, on celebs, with pro players and on fans across the world.  I had a chance to catch up with creative director Chris Williams.  With big … Read More...