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7 Tips to Avoid Boring Soccer Practices

Boring practices!?
Even though every coach tries to avoid them, it is the top complaint of players. And technical training is one of the most boring aspects of practices yet needs attention, especially at the younger levels where kids are just learning skills.
So how do you keep your players enthusiastic about practice while developing technical skill?
You…

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World Cup Goal Game Winning Maro Gotze

How to Practice Mario Gotze’s Game Winning World Cup Goal by Yourself

This article will explain how you can practice the game winning goal by Mario Gotze in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Championship game with an ULTIMAGOAL.
The first thing you need to do is break down each of the technical skills he used to score the game winning goal and then how to do it from…

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It Happens ever time in soccer practice

It happens every time I do this in soccer practice…

It happens every time I do this in soccer practice…
The 1,000 Touch Workout
While it is great for developing skill and fast footwork, it has got to be THE MOST BORING thing to practice. Only players with a ton of determination and discipline will do it. Which means not very many at all. So if you…

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Amazing Soccer Skill in 15 Minutes a Day!

Amazing Soccer Skill in Only 15 Minutes a Day!

If you, like Stan, have soccer skills you’re ashamed of… if you get rid of the ball as fast as you can or sit on the sidelines because you’re too embarrassed to play – then just give me 15 minutes a day! I’ll PROVE you too can have amazing soccer skill. How? “Maximum Touches”. That’s…

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Benchwarmer to Soccer Playmaker

Often a Benchwarmer But Never a Soccer Playmaker

Landon’s case was really a pathetic one. Like every kid, his primary ambition was to be the soccer playmaker on his team… even if only for a game… or a half. Many of his teammates have had their moment in the spotlight… but not him. Yet no one had more heart and determination than he.
And…

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Are Soccer Practices and Games Hurting Your Child’s Skill Development?

Most soccer coaches want to win. I was a soccer coach and I wanted to win too. Even with my U6 team… we weren’t supposed to keep score but if you ask any one of the kids or parents, they knew the score.
Winning, goals, performance, competition… are all measuring sticks to see how your team…

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Get Your Child to Stop Kicking the Soccer Ball at the House

If your child loves soccer, you’ve heard the sound… thud… thud… thud… of a soccer ball against your house. It can drive you bonkers. And no matter how many times you yell at them not to do it… the sound comes back… thud… thud… thud…
You can’t blame your child. They want to be around the…

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