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How to Perfectly Pass a Soccer Ball

Passing is the pulse of soccer. Without it, the sport would be unrecognizable. This article (and accompanying videos) are intended to help coach...

The Right Way To Shoot a Soccer Ball

Nothing beats the thrill of scoring a goal. Sending a screamer past the keeper is one of the most satisfying feelings in sports. It's also essen...

7 Awesome Soccer Foot Skill Drills

The more comfortable young soccer players can get with the ball at their feet, the higher their potential will be. While kids in soccer-crazed coun...

'Joysticking' Is Killing Youth Sports

Micromanagement is often cited as the worst trait a manager can have when working with their employees. This is no different with coaching youth sport...

How GPP Can Make You a Better Soccer Player

GPP is a commonly used acronym in the powerlifting/strength and conditioning community, and one you may have seen on certain articles or training manu...

Why the FIFA 11+ Program May Be the World's Best Warm-Up

If you've played organized sports at any point in your life, you've probably been involved in a crummy warm-up. You know—the ones that entail act...

Why Women's Soccer Powerhouse Santa Clara University Values A Recruit's Mentality Above All Else

Santa Clara's women's soccer is a titan of their sport. The program, which boasts alumni such as Julie Ertz and Brandi Chastain, consistently r...

Futsal: Is This Simple Game the Missing Link in American Youth Soccer?

Johan Cruyff, the Dutch forward widely regarded as one of the greatest soccer players in history, once said, "I trained about 3-4 hours a week at Ajax...

What Makes a Great Volunteer Youth Soccer Coach

Volunteers are often the backbone of youth soccer clubs. For clubs relying on volunteer coaches, finding the right balance of enthusiasm, positivis...

How Soccer Players Can Get Injured Less Often

Injury prevention can be a misleading term. More often than not, soccer coaches and players are under the impression "injury prevention" is a magic...

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