Drills

Sideline Soccer

Here’s a fun game for all ages, which coincidentally is the name of our website! This drill provides the opportunity for you as the coach to set up different player vs player situations just like in a real game. Continue reading »

Power Finesse

Power Finesse is a great drill that includes both players and goalkeepers. It helps players with first touch power shots and close up finesse shots. It helps goalkeepers with cutting down angles and limiting rebound opportunities. Continue reading »

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 »

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Tips and Tricks

Soccer Tricks: The Cruyff

The Cruyff is a great drag back move that leaves the opponent wondering where you went! Named after the famous Johan Cruyff who played for Ajax and the Netherlands, it involves balance a bit of good acting. In this article, we’ll provide step by step instructions as well as a video example. Continue reading »

Soccer Tricks: Inside Inside Outside

This simple soccer trick can be very effective with deceiving an opponent into thinking you’re going in one direction, when in fact you go the other. With this article, we’ll provide step by step instructions as well as a video example, which includes a variation using the Outside Step Over to give you an alternative if an opponent begins to pick up on the trick. Continue reading »

The Rabona

First introduced by the Italian player Giovanni Roccotelli in the 1970s, the “Rabona” is a flashy way to pass, shoot, or cross the ball. It has become very popular now with players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Ronaldinho. The rabona is also a dance step in the tango and adopted its name from soccer! Continue reading »

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