Drills

1 v 1 v 1

The 1v1v1 drill focuses on attacking with a numbers down situation. This will encourage attacking players to take players on and look for a quick shot on goal. Defensively, this drill can teach defenders with transition, quickly getting back and breaking up the play.
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Team Twenty-One

Team Twenty-One is a variation on the classic card game called Blackjack, also known as Twenty-One. Using the different suits, the various values for each card, and a twist on how the original game is played, we’ve created a fun fitness drill for all ages! Continue reading »

Shark Attack

No, it’s not Shark Week on the Discovery Channel! This is a fun soccer game for the youngsters! The object of the game is for players to dribble from one side of the ocean to the other without getting caught by the sharks! Continue reading »

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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: Maradona/Zidane Turn

This trick was made famous by both Diego Maradona of Argentina and Zinedine Zidane of France. It’s a spin type turn that allows you to avoid an opponent while changing direction quickly. With this article, we’ll provide step by step instructions as well as a video example. Continue reading »

Soccer Tricks: The Drag Back

The Drag Back is a popular soccer trick which can be used to quickly change direction and avoid an opponent. With this article, we’ll provide step by step instructions as well as a video example. Continue reading »

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