Drills

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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: 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 »

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 »

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