Having your child be a part of a traveling women's soccer club can be one of the most enriching experiences. Club teams bring your daughter’s playing capabilities to the next level because of the caliber of competition they will face. As a parent, you want to do everything within your power to make sure your child is playing at their very best every game. To do this, you must be adequately prepared for a number of situations. Luckily, you have us to help check off another item off of your ever-growing to-do list with these club travel tips for tournaments.
First and foremost, make sure your child has the proper equipment and attire for the games ahead.
Are their uniforms cleaned?
Did you pack the correct uniform?
Is their gear packed?
Shin Guard Sleeves/Tape/Straps/Laces
Warm Up Outfit
Sliders or Compression Shorts
Cold Weather Attire
Indoor Soccer Shoes or Athletic Shoes (in case of indoor training)
Soccer Socks (Pack at least one pair a day. May need to include more if the weather calls for possible rain)
Keepers: Goalie Gloves
While on the field or between games you need to make sure your child has the essentials to power through the day and weekend. Consider packing these nourishment items:
Electrolyte Rich Fluids
Don’t forget the everyday items that will make the tournament more enjoyable!
Cooler with Ice
First Aid Kit
Instant Cold Pack
Cell Phone Power Bank
Games/Books For Downtime
Umbrella or Canopy Tent
Foldable Chairs/Bench Cushions with Back Support
Cow Bell or Air Horn (Because you need something to embarrass your child when they do something great!)
Lastly, make sure you are taking care yourself by remembering to include a little extra of the items listed above for yourself so you can sit back and watch your child dominate on women's soccer field because you made sure they were gameday ready!