Drills

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 »

Ball Traps

Keeping possession of the ball is very important in the game of soccer. In order to do that, players must learn how to trap the ball. This drill, which can be used for all ages, provides plenty of repetition in order to learn various ball traps. 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 »

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Tips and Tricks

Soccer Tricks: The Step Over

The Step Over is a classic move used to fool an opponent into thinking you’re making a pass when in fact you don’t! In this article, which includes a video example, we’ll be discussing the Inside Step Over, the Outside Step Over (also called the Scissors), the Double Step Over, and end with a variation of the Inside Step Over that includes a deceiving ball movement! 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 »

The Basic Header

Being able to correctly head the ball in a soccer game is important since you can use it to pass or shoot.  Heading the ball incorrectly can give you a headache! Therefore, it is important to learn how to head the ball correctly at an early age. Continue reading »

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