Drills

The Froggy

The diving header can be very difficult to master. The Froggy is a great drill to use for teaching how to do diving headers. However, before learning diving headers, make sure players have a good understanding of the basics in heading the ball. Continue reading »

Free Dribbling

Free Dribbling is is a simple warm-up that can be used for all ages. The focus of this warm-up is having players getting lots of touches on the ball. It’s important for players to get lots of touches during every practice session and this drill is a great way to start. Continue reading »

The Weave

The Weave is a great drill to teach players ball movement and switching the field of play.
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Tips and Tricks

The Basic Pass

In order to correctly perform a pass, you will need to keep two things in mind: the positioning of your body around the ball and the formation of your foot, leg and ankle. To position your body correctly, you will need to know your kicking foot. This is usually the same side as the hand you write with, but that may not always be the case. For our purposes, let’s use the example of a right-footed kicker. Continue reading »

Soccer Tricks: The Dummy

The Dummy is a simple but effective soccer trick used to deceive the opponent into thinking you’re receiving the ball, when in fact you allow it go by you while you turn and run onto it. With this article, we’ll provide step by step instructions as well as a video example. Continue reading »

Improving your weaker foot

Improving your weaker foot

All soccer players have a preferred foot they use for dribbling, passing, shooting, etc. It doesn’t mean that the other foot can’t do anything, but maybe it doesn’t do it as well as the preferred foot. So how do you improve your so called “weaker” foot? Continue reading »

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