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Julie Foudy Says Team Culture Made U.S. Women's Soccer Unbeatable

Great teams exist as one unit. They trust each other, they support each other, and they push each other. When divisions form inside a team, those frac...

Why Neck Training is a Must For Every Athlete—Not Just Football Players

Every strength coach or trainer feels they have the best and most well-balanced program when it comes to preparing their athletes for the demands of t...

The First Step Is Crucial to Soccer Success—Most Players Botch It

Every time I find myself in a conversation with a soccer parent, I am asked about the "first step." They ask, "Coach, can you improve my son's first s...

What Soccer Players Get Wrong About the Weight Room

How many of you have seen professional soccer players posting their latest workout on Instagram, or a club sharing footage of their latest strength tr...

How Soccer Athletes Should Approach Strength Training

Building muscle for soccer doesn't take fancy training equipment. Athletes just need to focus on quality movements and build strength that transfers t...

4 Soccer Agility Drills to Improve Quickness and Dribbling

Since hosting the 1994 World Cup, the United States has seen a meteoric rise in the popularity of soccer. Over the last 21 years, the number of high...

6 Essential Soccer Shooting Drills for Finishing

Creating familiarity with a variety of finishing techniques and game situations is important for the success of soccer athletes. By developing their i...

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...

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