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Soccer Tips American Dietetic Association Soccer Nutrition Guide & Tips
Soccer specific nutrition guide to help youth soccer players improve performance by eating the right things at the right time.
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30 Votes
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Soccer Tips Soccer Skills
Soccer skills are an important part of being successful in soccer. Soccer skills are simply the touch one has when passing, trapping, receiving, or shooting. These soccer skills can be improved though repetition and multiple touches on the ball.
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Soccer Tips Indoor Soccer: The Benefits of Indoor Soccer
Indoor soccer is a great way to get extra training sessions in while in the off-season. We roll through each of the benefits of playing indoor soccer and the main reasons you should have your team play indoor soccer in the off-season.
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Soccer Tips Bottom of Foot Traps: Coaching Points for Teaching Trapping with the Sole of the Foot
Trapping with the sole of the foot the ball is wedged between the sole of the foot and the ground. As you trap with the sole of the foot the timing of trapping the ball should be precise.
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7 Votes
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Soccer Tips Instep Foot Traps: Coaching Points for Teaching Trapping with the Instep of the Foot
Trapping with the instep, the top of the foot, is typically used when the ball is coming from above you and dropping.
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5 Votes
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Soccer Tips Outside of Foot Traps: Coaching Points for Teaching Trapping with the Outside of the Foot
Trapping with the outside of the foot is an important method to control the ball and should be taught at an early age.
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Soccer Tips Inside of Foot Traps: Coaching Points for Teaching Trapping with the Inside of the Foot.
Inside of Foot traps

Trapping with the inside of the foot is the most commonly used trap because it's the easiest to learn (and teach). Here are some important coaching points for teachine proper technique to control the ball with the inside of the foot

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22 Votes
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Soccer Tips Thigh Traps: Coaching Points for Teaching Thigh Traps to Young Players
Want to know how to thigh trap a soccer ball. This step by step how to control a soccer ball withyour thigh is a great resource for teaching how to thigh trap.
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Soccer Tips Chest Traps: Coaching Points For Teaching Chest Traps to Young Players
In order to keep possession in soccer it is critical that players master the art of maintaining possession. Since the chest is the largest surface of the body, it can easily be used to cushion the ball down to the players’ feet.
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Soccer Tips How to Make Soccer Training Sessions More Competitive and Game Like
The effectiveness of a soccer training session is greatly hinged on the coaches intensity, execution, explanation, expectations, communication with the players, and time spend on an activity. However, the most important piece of making an effective soccer training session is to make it competitive and game like by paying attention to the details.
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Soccer Tips Soccer Shielding
Soccer shielding is an important dribbling technique often used to keep possession in tight spaces. Shielding occurs when the player in possession of the ball positions themselves between the ball and their opponent creating a barrier with their body. The player simply uses their body as a shield to keep distance between the ball and the defender.
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88 Votes
89519 Views
Soccer Tips Four Corner Fitness Drill
This soccer fitness drill is designed to improve lateral speed and agility required in soccer.
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109 Votes
120580 Views
Soccer Tips Shuttle Runs Fitness Exercise– Dribble Pass
In soccer the shuttle run is a fundamental fitness training exercise to build soccer endurance. This movement represents an important soccer specific movement and is a great exercise to not only build speed, stamina, acceleration, and endurance, but by adding a ball it can also work on controlling the soccer ball at top speeds when your body’s become tired and fatigued.
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23 Votes
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Soccer Tips Heading - an Essential Skill
Heading is an essential skill to learn in soccer. It is crucial for defensive players to clear balls from the back, midfielders to win critical battles in the middle of the field, and attackers to nod a ball past the opposing keeper to score a goal.
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Soccer Tips 1st , 2nd, 3rd Attackers and Defenders
When coaching young soccer players it’s sometimes difficult determining what area of the field that we should focus our practice attention. When you dig deep into the game of soccer, everything centers around the ball...
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Soccer Tips Soccer Practice Planning
As a youth soccer coach you should always take time to design and plan your practices. Soccer practice planning can be completed a week or so in advanced and will make your life as a coach easier..
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Soccer Tips Remember to Do Your Homework
Whether you have recently volunteered to coach youth soccer to spend time with your kids or because your child’s team desperately needs a coach you must understand that you have taken on a large task and you have plenty of work to do behind the scenes to ensure the perfect season. You have just taken on the job of teaching young kids the most popular sport in the world.
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Soccer Tips How to Work With the Parents
In order to have a successful soccer season, it is important to foster good parent behaviors on the sideline.
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21 Votes
71397 Views
Soccer Tips Tips for the New Soccer Coach
Some coaches are skeptical when they are asked to coach their child’s soccer team. The fear lies in the unknown. There are some important tips that will make your first time as a soccer coach a pleasant one for players, parents, and most of all you.
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37196 Views
Soccer Tips How youth soccer players learn the game
How do youth soccer players learn the game? The answer is simple! They learn the game by watching, imitating, practicing and being tested during game play.
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43 Votes
135601 Views
Soccer Tips Making a Soccer Lesson Plan
Making a Lesson Plan - Design, Diagram and Make Sense: Get the know how on designing your soccer practice sessions, know how to make your own diagrams, and make sure the drill makes sense and focuses on the skill you are wanting to teach.
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55 Votes
84788 Views
Soccer Tips What to Eat During Soccer Tournaments
As a soccer coach, I don’t have to tell you that coaching a youth soccer team while traveling in tournaments is a difficult task. One of the hardest responsibilities as a soccer coach while on the road is monitoring your players’ food intake. As their soccer coach, it is important for you as their coach to give the players a list of foods that will help their bodies recover quickly and give them the most energy for the following games.
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9 Votes
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Soccer Tips Soccer's Small-Sided Game
In soccer, the game is the best teacher. The game challenges players by the problems it presents for the players who must solve problems to be successful. Games create realistic situations that players will come up against in the game. Through friendly competition, players will be motivated and challenged to learn the game.
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10 Votes
48330 Views
Soccer Tips How to Evaluate and Teach the Game
Team and player evaluation is a large part of being a successful soccer coach. From evaluating team and players abilities, we are able to focus in on our teams strengths and weaknesses and structure our training sessions around these findings. Evaluating a team should be done at all events, and is easiest done in match situations, or even better when done during training sessions.
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55310 Views
Soccer Tips Should Soccer Players Warm Up and Cool Down for Practices?
Soccer players of all ages should warm up before EVERY soccer event and cool down after EVERY soccer event. The number one reason revolves around reducing the likelihood of a soccer related injury. Although warming up is often overlooked by coaches of younger players, a good warm up and cool down should become part of a teams routine.
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8 Votes
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Soccer Tips Two player shooting drill
One of the most important skills in soccer is shooting. You have to shoot to score goals, and you need to score goals to win games. Therefore, it's important to strike the ball accurately to help improve your chances of scoring a goal.
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Soccer Tips What is Club Soccer?
Club soccer is usually a locally organized soccer program whose purpose is to provide opportunity for youth soccer players to experience a healthy, safe, and developmentally appropriate environment to learn, love and live the game of soccer.
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6 Votes
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Soccer Tips Things Every Coach Needs for Successful Soccer Practices
Soccer season is around the corner and it's time to get prepared and make sure you have the tools to make your practices more successful. There are certain items that every coach needs to run a smooth successful soccer practice.
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24 Votes
89341 Views
Soccer Tips Assigning Positions
One of the most important jobs as a coach is putting the right players in the right positions. At the younger ages, set the initial lineup is only a starting point for the game.
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17 Votes
82957 Views
Soccer Tips Soccer 1 Minute Drill
This series of individual soccer skills focuses on individual touch and control. Improve your inside of the foot passing, outside of foot passing, thigh volleys, chest volleys, headers, and volleys.
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29126 Views
Soccer Tips Important Qualities of Effective Dribbling
Soccer Dribbling is a very important aspect of soccer. Effective soccer dribblng will create goal scoring opportunities. Reat more for the effective dribbling qualities for soccer players.
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12 Votes
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Soccer Tips Soccer Team Management: Part 1 Practice Management
This tip will assist coaches to organize a soccer practice based on the age of the players, and answere many important soccer management related questions.
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Soccer Tips Teaching Young Soccer Players Good Defensive Body Posture
This tip outlines training ideas to teach young soccer players how to defend with good defensive body posture.
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Soccer Tips The Most Important Touch in Soccer, First Touch
This tip details the importance of having a good first touch and how your first touch effects your time and space on the field.
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Soccer Tips Why should soccer players eat foods that are high in carbohydrates?
Find out what foods soccer players should eat and why it is important for soccer players to eat foods high in carbohydrates.
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136004 Views
Soccer Tips Soccer Specific Agility Drills
Soccer Specific Agility and Speed Training Drills.
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27 Votes
74959 Views
Soccer Tips 1 on 1 Soccer Lessons
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Soccer Tips Coaching Soccer: Boys vs. Girls
This soccerxpert soccer tip explains some of the social and phychological differences between coaching girls soccer versus boys soccer.
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51 Votes
106071 Views
Soccer Tips Soccer Defense Tactics: Teaching 1v1 Defending
This Soccer Tip was written to assist coaches in teaching players the proper techniques of defending.
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30 Votes
81688 Views
Soccer Tips Fartlek Soccer Fitness Traning
This Soccer Tip was written to give coaches a fitness training session. Fartlek, which is Swedish for Speed-Play, is a great fitness tool that is excellent for soccer specific conditioning.
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23 Votes
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Soccer Tips The Importance of Juggling in Soccer
This Soccer Tip was written to help coaches understand the importance of juggling in soccer. Juggling allows the players to use all parts of their body to gain a feel for the ball. These touches build confidence and makes players aware of parts of their body used to control or pass the ball.
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9 Votes
31008 Views
Soccer Tips Choosing Your Competitive Soccer Team
This Soccer Tip was written to help coaches while choosing players for their team using the TIPS method. TIPS stands for Technique, Insight, Personality and Speed. TIPS was developed by the Ajax youth academy.
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Soccer Tips Support Players –Helping the Person With the Ball
This Soccer Tip was written to shed some light on the importance of supporting players. The success or failure of a team begins with supporting players. Properly supporting players with the ball requires early support from teammates without the ball. This early support comes from anticipating the play, reading the field, and knowing your teammates.

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Soccer Tips Support Players –Helping the Person With the Ball
This Soccer Tip was written to shed some light on the importance of supporting players. The success or failure of a team begins with supporting players. Properly supporting players with the ball requires early support from teammates without the ball. This early support comes from anticipating the play, reading the field, and knowing your teammates.
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10 Votes
48330 Views
Soccer Tips How to Evaluate and Teach the Game
Team and player evaluation is a large part of being a successful soccer coach. From evaluating team and players abilities, we are able to focus in on our teams strengths and weaknesses and structure our training sessions around these findings. Evaluating a team should be done at all events, and is easiest done in match situations, or even better when done during training sessions.
4
21 Votes
71397 Views
Soccer Tips Tips for the New Soccer Coach
Some coaches are skeptical when they are asked to coach their child’s soccer team. The fear lies in the unknown. There are some important tips that will make your first time as a soccer coach a pleasant one for players, parents, and most of all you.
4
5 Votes
29126 Views
Soccer Tips Important Qualities of Effective Dribbling
Soccer Dribbling is a very important aspect of soccer. Effective soccer dribblng will create goal scoring opportunities. Reat more for the effective dribbling qualities for soccer players.
4
3 Votes
15918 Views
Soccer Tips What is Club Soccer?
Club soccer is usually a locally organized soccer program whose purpose is to provide opportunity for youth soccer players to experience a healthy, safe, and developmentally appropriate environment to learn, love and live the game of soccer.
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1 Votes
17534 Views
Soccer Tips How to Work With the Parents
In order to have a successful soccer season, it is important to foster good parent behaviors on the sideline.
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9 Votes
38311 Views
Soccer Tips Coaching Soccer: Boys vs. Girls
This soccerxpert soccer tip explains some of the social and phychological differences between coaching girls soccer versus boys soccer.
3.78
51 Votes
106071 Views
Soccer Tips Soccer Defense Tactics: Teaching 1v1 Defending
This Soccer Tip was written to assist coaches in teaching players the proper techniques of defending.
3.71
24 Votes
89341 Views
Soccer Tips Assigning Positions
One of the most important jobs as a coach is putting the right players in the right positions. At the younger ages, set the initial lineup is only a starting point for the game.
3.71
24 Votes
35755 Views
Soccer Tips American Dietetic Association Soccer Nutrition Guide & Tips
Soccer specific nutrition guide to help youth soccer players improve performance by eating the right things at the right time.

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2.71
48 Votes
136004 Views
Soccer Tips Soccer Specific Agility Drills
Soccer Specific Agility and Speed Training Drills.
3.37
43 Votes
135601 Views
Soccer Tips Making a Soccer Lesson Plan
Making a Lesson Plan - Design, Diagram and Make Sense: Get the know how on designing your soccer practice sessions, know how to make your own diagrams, and make sure the drill makes sense and focuses on the skill you are wanting to teach.
3.28
109 Votes
120580 Views
Soccer Tips Shuttle Runs Fitness Exercise– Dribble Pass
In soccer the shuttle run is a fundamental fitness training exercise to build soccer endurance. This movement represents an important soccer specific movement and is a great exercise to not only build speed, stamina, acceleration, and endurance, but by adding a ball it can also work on controlling the soccer ball at top speeds when your body’s become tired and fatigued.
3.78
51 Votes
106071 Views
Soccer Tips Soccer Defense Tactics: Teaching 1v1 Defending
This Soccer Tip was written to assist coaches in teaching players the proper techniques of defending.
2.85
88 Votes
89519 Views
Soccer Tips Four Corner Fitness Drill
This soccer fitness drill is designed to improve lateral speed and agility required in soccer.
3.71
24 Votes
89341 Views
Soccer Tips Assigning Positions
One of the most important jobs as a coach is putting the right players in the right positions. At the younger ages, set the initial lineup is only a starting point for the game.
3.6
55 Votes
84788 Views
Soccer Tips What to Eat During Soccer Tournaments
As a soccer coach, I don’t have to tell you that coaching a youth soccer team while traveling in tournaments is a difficult task. One of the hardest responsibilities as a soccer coach while on the road is monitoring your players’ food intake. As their soccer coach, it is important for you as their coach to give the players a list of foods that will help their bodies recover quickly and give them the most energy for the following games.
3.35
17 Votes
82957 Views
Soccer Tips Soccer 1 Minute Drill
This series of individual soccer skills focuses on individual touch and control. Improve your inside of the foot passing, outside of foot passing, thigh volleys, chest volleys, headers, and volleys.
3.2
30 Votes
81688 Views
Soccer Tips Fartlek Soccer Fitness Traning
This Soccer Tip was written to give coaches a fitness training session. Fartlek, which is Swedish for Speed-Play, is a great fitness tool that is excellent for soccer specific conditioning.
3.37
27 Votes
74959 Views
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