Wickets is a simple and fun warm-up activity. It is primarily used for younger players, but can also be used for any age group. Continue reading »
The Star drill instructs players to pay attention to their surroundings while dribbling through traffic.
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The old school game of Simon Says can be used with younger players to teach dribbling, controlling the ball and listening. Continue reading »
Tips and Tricks
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 »
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 »
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 »