Tips and Tricks

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Soccer Tricks: Heel Toe Cut

The Heel Toe Cut can be used to deceive an opponent by changing direction.  It involves balance and quick feet. It’s best used when standing still or slightly jogging. In this article, we’ll provide step by step instructions as well as a video example. Continue reading »

The Basic Header

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 »

Soccer Trix

Learn soccer tricks with 3d animation!

Our sister site Search For Soccer recently added a new website called SoccerTrix. I must say, this is probably one of the coolest websites I’ve seen! Continue reading »

The Basic Shot

The Basic Shot

If you have already read about The Basic Pass, you are more than halfway there to making a proper shot. You already know the body positioning over the ball and the leg movement to address the ball. Now you just need to learn how the angle of your ankle needs to adjust to strike the ball. Continue reading »

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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 »

The Rabona

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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