Soccer Christmas Gift

The Priceless Soccer Christmas Gift – Thankful Parents

Christmas brings to mind thankful parents that are very happy customers that gave a priceless soccer gift.
Parents that weren’t sure when they ordered what would happen when the gift was opened.
And when it was…
Their child loved it!
They played for hours and hours.
The parents were even more shocked by the enjoyment the gift brought their child.
They…

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James Rodriguez World Cup Goal

How to Practice World Cup Soccer like James Rodriguez -VIDEO

The most memorable goal in the 2014 World Cup was James Rodriguez’s chest trap volley kick against Uruguay. To see the goal go to the 11:38 mark on the video below.

Being able to watch the elite players on this video execute such beautiful goals leaves you wondering – how do you practice amazing goals by…

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Skill Course

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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soccer rebounder training

One Game Away from State in Soccer

The two boys high school teams that purchased ULTIMAGOALS this fall were both one game shy of making it to the state tournament in Milwaukee in Division 1 and Division 2.
I was hoping for a state championship from the team I worked with this summer but there was a silver lining in that they made…

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Jepson Offensive Player of the Week

Jepson Breaks 2 Conference Records While Becoming Horizon Offensive Player of the Week

The young player in the Ultimate Soccer Video that ships with the ULTIMAGOAL is a Sophmore at UW – Green Bay and is racking up records while displaying his talent. Click the link below to view the article.
http://www.horizonleague.org/blog/green-bays-jepson-detroits-steinwascher-valparaisos-lawrence-collect-hlmsoc-honors.html

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How You Practice Soccer

How You Practice Soccer is How You Play

Mario Götze’s goal in the World Cup final (and the missed opportunity by Gonzalo Higuain) spotlights how technique can be the difference between winning and losing, scoring and not scoring.
By the way he finished, you knew it was something he practiced over and over and over. He also made sure his technique and touch were…

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Shark Tank Casting Call

Ultimagoal on Shark Tank?

Monday I was in Milwaukee for an Open Call to pitch ULTIMAGOAL to be on Shark Tank.
If you haven’t seen Shark Tank, it’s on ABC and the show has five successful, wealthy business people that compete and bid on an entrepreneur’s business idea, product, software, etc. Sometimes entrepreneur’s walk away with none of the sharks…

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Watch this 7 Year Old do a Volley Kick

Watch This 7 Year Old Do a Volley Kick

At my booth on Saturday at a soccer tournament, this barefoot 7 year old learned quickly how to do a volley kick with the ULTIMAGOAL.
(video)
As you can see he is having a good time too!
Kids love practicing with ULTIMAGOAL.

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Olympic Development Program

How to Train Olympic Development Program Players & Beginners in the Same Practice

As a coach, keeping players actively engaged in a training practice is difficult enough but then add in a wide skill variance with Olympic Development Program players to recreational soccer players and you have a BIG challenge.
This has been my first experience training players with this wide of a variation in skill. But this situation…

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