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5 Soccer Strength Exercises You Can Perform Anywhere

Here's a sad truth: Soccer players don't strength train enough. With the hectic life of the modern student-athlete, including games, practices, sch...

Chad Johnson Believes American Athletes Would Be 'Unbelievable' if Every Kid Grew up Playing Soccer

Count Chad Johnson among the football icons who believe our children should play soccer. Last Summer, Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh sha...

Why Soccer Players Should Strength Train

The weight room can be an intimidating place. Especially if you're the youngest, smallest or weakest player on your soccer team. High school soccer...

Eliminate Ankle Sprains With This 3-Minute Daily Routine

The frustration and pain of spraining an ankle is very personal to me. I've sprained each ankle at least 20 times (I kid you not). Since becoming a Do...

What American Youth Soccer Can Learn From Youth Hockey

Youth soccer has experienced tremendous growth in America over the last three decades. There's been roughly an 89-percent increase in youth soccer ...

A Fast, Effective Youth Soccer Team Warm-Up

Think back to every pre-game warm-up you've ever done as a soccer player. I bet the majority of them included touching your toes for a specific amount...

5 Training Mistakes Slowing Down the Progress of Youth Soccer Players

Soccer legend Johan Cruyff could not have said it any better: "Soccer is simple." Nowadays, however, this profound message seems to be lost. Especi...

Simple Tips For Better Soccer Shooting Accuracy

We've all been that soccer player who hits an amazing shot in practice and the whole team goes crazy. Your first response: "Just how I planned it." ...

Soccer Tryouts: 5 Tips to Increase Your Odds of Making the Team

New team. New season. New teammates. New coaches. For many players, the first practice of every soccer season is a new beginning. If you are moving...

5 Exercises That Will Increase Your Soccer Shooting Power

It's the first day of soccer practice to start the new season. All the new and returning players arrive at the pitch. The coach drops a bundle of new ...

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