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3 Basic Soccer Skills Every Player Should Master

I'm a big fan of mastering the basics. Owning the basics not only give athletes more confidence, but also more of an edge during game time. When...

Soccer Synergy: What Sport Should Soccer Players Play During Their Offseason?

The final whistle blows and your soccer season has officially ended. What's next? Some players will use the offseason to rest and recover before pr...

These Exercises Can Help Protect Female Soccer Players Against ACL Injuries

ACL injuries are incredibly common among female soccer players. Many of the sport's biggest stars, such as Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan, have suff...

Soccer Has a Concussion Problem, and FIFA Can't Solve It

On June 15, in the first round of the 2018 World Cup, Morocco's Nordin Amrabat sustained a concussion. His dazed appearance was obvious to anyone w...

The Drills and Skills That Drive FC Barcelona's Youth System

FC Barcelona is a soccer machine. At the time of this writing, they're on pace to win the La Liga once again. Should their pace hold, it would b...

Why Soccer Players Need Rotational Power (and How to Build it)

If you want to be the best soccer player possible, you need rotational power. While I am all for Squats, Lunge variations, Pull-ups, Push-ups and D...

7 Athletes Who Make Insane Money Off Endorsement Deals

Pro athletes get paid plenty of money. The average NBA player has a contract that sees them rake in $7.5 million a season, for instance. But...

How to Build Real Soccer Agility

The most common question I get from soccer parents and coaches is how to improve agility on the pitch. After all, soccer is a game of multi-directi...

How to Run an Effective Youth Soccer Practice

So, you've found yourself in charge of a youth soccer team. First, congratulations! You have the opportunity to grow the sport and make a positive ...

Italian Soccer Team Shares Ingenious Drills for Training Keepers to Save Deflections

Deflections are a goalkeeper's worst nightmare. They think they have a bead on the ball, only to have it re-direct off an attacker or their own def...

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