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How to Maintain Strength During Your Soccer Season [ARTICLE]

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Training during your soccer season can be a tough task. You have a busy game schedule, practices and other commitments. And as the season goes along...... Continue

Developing Players Technically [ARTICLE]

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WU "Y" Shape Passing Exercise: Cones set up in a "Y" shape with two players on each cone except one at the middle cone; Sequence #1 - Ball starts with...... Continue

Functional Crossing and Finishing Drill [ARTICLE]

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Purpose: Providing realistic, frequent crossing and finishing opportunities. Organization: Set up a 40- x 50-yard (37 x 46 m) playing area with two full-size...... Continue

Watching for and Avoiding Burnout [ARTICLE]

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Coaches sometimes joke that there are only two times when they feel stressed-day and night. Although that story represents the extreme case, certainly...... Continue

What Makes a Winner? [ARTICLE]

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As a sports dad and coach for two young daughters, it's hard to avoid the heated debate over Participation Trophies (a debate I'm glad to stay out of). But the...... Continue

Monitoring Team Freshness [ARTICLE]

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I was once present at what appeared to be a near-perfect practice. The practice was on Thursday, and the big game was two days later on Saturday. The head coach...... Continue

Running with the Ball in a 3 v 3 Small-Sided Game [ARTICLE]

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Here are two small-sided games with an emphasis on running with the ball. Players work on creating space, decision making, technique and more. To score...... Continue

Encourage Athletes [ARTICLE]

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Another major role of the coach during competitions is to recognize and praise athletes. According to world-renowned soccer coach Sir Alex...... Continue

Strength and Conditioning: Extends Beyond the Field of Play [ARTICLE]

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Most of us know that strength and conditioning can be extremely beneficial when it comes to reaching our fullest potential on the field such as helping us...... Continue

Best Plyometric Exercises for Soccer Players by Position [ARTICLE]

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Soccer players are well known for their incredible endurance, running an average distance of six miles during a 90-minute match. However, the game...... Continue