December Newsletter 2023

Welcome to the Kings Hammer Murfreesboro December Newsletter! This edition features TSSA State Cup All-Tournament Teams, Grassroots Winter Training, Gatlinburg Season Finale Finalists, Champions Showcase, New Website, Spring Recreational Registration, Winter Merch Packages, and more! If you have a player, coach, or team to be highlighted in future newsletters, please send photos and stories to Each newsletter will be posted on our website as well as our social pages.

TSSA State Cup All-Tournament Teams

After a strong showing at the Tennessee State Soccer Association State Cup, Kings Hammer Murfreesboro is honored to have 13 players named to multiple TSSA State Cup All-Tournament teams. Congratulations to all!

To read more, click here to visit our website!

Grassroots Winter Training

Save the date! Join us beginning this January 6 for our 2024 Grassroots Winter Training Program. Offering programming for 5U-10U players, these sessions will focus on introductory techniques followed by small-sided games.

Click here for more information!

Gatlinburg Season Finale Finalists

Ending the fall 2023 season with a great tournament run! Congratulations to our KHM B11 P1 & KHM G13 P1 teams on finishing as Finalists at the Gatlinburg season finale! Great job to all!

Champions Showcase

Setting the bar high! Our 2023 Champions Showcase brought the fire with some fantastic matches all weekend. Thanks to all the clubs who joined us. We hope to see you back again soon!

New Website

A new look heading into the New Year! We are excited to launch the New Kings Hammer homepage! Refreshed & reimagined to encourage, inspire and empower the next generation of youth soccer players. Check it out!

Spring Recreational Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 2024 Spring Recreational Season! Little Strikers, TOPSoccer and the Youth Rec League registration is open now.  The deadline to register is February 8th and a $50 late fee will begin on January 24th for the Youth Rec League. Click the links below for more information and to register:

Kings Hammer Family Winter Merch Packages

Rep Kings Hammer the cozy way this holiday season! You can select from 1 of 3 unique winter merchandise packages, all at a great price. Each of these packages have a unique product selection that is great for the whole family! Visit our shop to shop Winter Packages from December 6th through the end of the month.

Click here to visit the Kings Hammer Shop!

December Education: Controlling the Controllables in our Lives

Prior to, during, and even after competition; players, coaches, and spectators focus on the weather, the field conditions, the referee decisions, the other team’s supporters, the behavior of the other team’s players and coaches, even the status of the other team or their prior achievements. All this focus is put on so many things, none of which are under the control of the athlete as they try to perform.

A better, more productive, approach is to focus on those things that are “Controllable”. Here is a recent social media post from world recognized sports psychologist Dan Abrahams that relates to this issue of “controllables”:

via @danabrahamssport on Instagram

Lists of “Controllable” actions, factors, or characteristics are prevalent across numerous platforms, and have been for years.  Below is an adaptation that I have found to be very useful.

Click here to read the full article on our Education page!

GK Union Save of the Month

Congratulations to Lauren B from KH G10 ECNL RL and Brian M from KH B09 ECNL RL for being named the November GK Union Saves of the Month!

Did you make an incredible save or a game-saving block? We want to see them!

Post your best saves in the Kings Hammer GK Union Facebook group or share on Twitter using the hashtag #KingsHammer. Be sure to share throughout the spring season and YOU could be selected for our Kings Hammer Save of the Month! GK Save of the Month winners will be announced the Friday of the first full week of the following month. Monthly winners will be posted on the Kings Hammer social pages and on the GK Union page.

Content Feedback Survey

We want to hear from you! Please take a minute to complete a quick Content Feedback Survey with 9 questions. Your answers will help as we start creating content for the 2023 Season!

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