How to Communicate Effectively In Soccer

One of the most important parts, in order to grow your game, is to be able to communicate with your teammates while on the pitch. Communication can be the difference between scoring a goal or a defensive breakdown in the backline that gives up the winning goal for the opposing team. Here are 3 effective ways to communicate with your teammates on the field. Call for the ball This tip sounds self-evident, yet numerous players don’t require the ball enough. This damages your individual advancement and your group. Ask for the ball every time you get open. However, try not...

Four Tips on Beating Your Defender

When you beat your defender on the soccer pitch, the field opens up to you. Beating your defender can create new opportunities and ideas that were not possible a few seconds earlier when there was a player guarding you. When you beat your defender, you are free to create. If you know how to properly beat your defender, you become a big part of your team as the player who can consistently beat your defender. Below are 4 tips on beating your defender: Use Your Hips As a young player, you are never taught to use your hips, it can...

4 Tips to Prevent Injuries

Injuries can jeopardize or ruin a career, although It’s impossible to prevent injury of any kind, you can always reduce the chance you get injured by doing one of these four tips. Warmup Keep in mind, always warmup. A basic warmup will greatly reduce injuries. To get your blood pumping before a game, a good warmup is the best way to go as it prepares your muscles for playing soccer. Yes, you want to get to the field and playing as fast as you can. However, a quick 20-30-minute warmup can be the difference between pulling a muscle or not....

4 Steps to Follow If You Don’t Make a Soccer Team

One of the hardest things to get over in the soccer world is when you get cut from a team. Let’s be honest, it sucks. Everyone who has ever been cut before feels anger, sadness, and even frustrated. However, getting cut from a team doesn’t need to give you a negative feeling, it should strive you to get better! Below are 4 steps you should take after being cut from a team: “Walk on” to a different team Every coach out there is looking for the best players, if one coach didn’t see your potential, don’t assume all coaches won’t....

4 Tips on Recovering After Playing Soccer

After you play a hard match, or just gave it your all in a tryout, the most important thing you need to do is recover. If you don’t recover correctly, many things can happen that include injury, burnout, and reduction of your effectiveness on the pitch. Below you will find a few tips we have for you in order to recover properly. Cool Down Yeah, we know… It’s not what you want to do. You’re tired, you played a hard game, and the last thing you want to do is to do more soccer-related work. Take the extra five minutes...

3 Passes to Perfect in Order to Become an All-Around Soccer Player

As a soccer player, one of the most important things you can do is pass the ball. A key pass through a defense is the difference between a goal and a missed opportunity that could cost you the game. As a player, you must be able to do these three passes in order to grow your repertoire. Push Pass This pass is one of the most-used in a soccer game. This is one of the most effective passes in soccer for the simple reason that you are able to lock your ankles when passing, giving the perfect ball to your...

World Cup Sticker Album Mania

The 2018 Panini World Cup Sticker album is officially out. Since its creation, the sticker album has been a cult favorite for soccer fans during the World Cup. As a kid, the addition to the sticker album is great. Parents go and purchase you a book and randomly get you a pack or two when they get home from work and you can’t wait to open them up and see what players you got. Gluing the stickers in the album, although is easy, is also one of the biggest excitements you have, especially after opening a pack with your favorite...

5 Tips on Being a Better Goalie

Being a goalie is probably one of the most important positions on the field. You are either the hero or the villain, can it be any worse than these two polar opposites? If you are a goalie or are thinking about being a goalie, below are five tips on how to become a better goalie! 1. Focus You need to focus all game long. It doesn’t matter if the ball is not near you, you need to focus on the game and have the vision to be able to predict what will happen so you can be prepared to make...

3 Types of Soccer Shots and When to Use Them

A soccer shot is the most powerful arrow in your quiver as a soccer player. Chances are, if you are a novice, you tend to rely on only one type of shot, better known as the standard shot. Although an effective standard shot is great and can be a great tool for any player, the three type of soccer shots we will mention below will give your quiver a few more arrows and could be the difference between a win and a loss. Below are three effective soccer shots and when you should use them: Chip Shot You know the...

All 2018 MLS Jerseys Revealed (so far)

With the start of Major League Soccer season just about a month away, many of the teams have released their new kits for the 2018/19 season. Below you will find all the newest jerseys released. Atlanta United, Houston Dynamo, Los Angeles Football Club, Montreal Impact, Orlando City, and Toronto FC have yet to release their new kits for the upcoming season at the time of this publication. Chicago Fire: Hype in Chicago is at an all-time high. Signing German National Team legend Bastian Schweinsteiger gave the Fire a major improvement with their squad and the club earned the number three...

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