Drills

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 »

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 »

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 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: The Drag Back

The Drag Back is a popular soccer trick which can be used to quickly change direction and avoid an opponent. With this article, we’ll provide step by step instructions as well as a video example. Continue reading »

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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