How to Cross a Soccer Ball Perfectly (8-Step Guide)

Although learning how to cross a soccer ball seems like a relatively easy skill to improve, it is deceptively hard to master. On any given weekend you’ll see professional players regularly fail to beat the defender, overhit the cross, or play the ball in behind all of the strikers. This is because you not only need to […]

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How to Do the Rabona Move in Soccer (9-Step Guide)

When a player pulls off the rabona move successfully, it never fails to elicit gasps of astonishment and appreciation from onlookers before a round of applause breaks out. “The Rabona” can be used to either pass, shoot, or cross the ball and is usually only attempted by very technically adept and confident players. Get it wrong and […]

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How to Develop a Soccer Coaching Philosophy

When you think of Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola, and even Sean Dyche at Burnley, you can immediately envision the type of soccer that their teams play. This is because they each have a distinct philosophy and belief in how the game should be played. While Klopp favours gegenpressing and overwhelming his opponents, Guardiola’s teams typically control possession […]

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How to Do a Step Over in Soccer (6-Step Guide)

One of the finest sights in soccer is watching a player perform a perfectly executed step over that takes them past the defender and leaves them upended on their backside. With their legs whirring around the ball, the forward can confuse the opposition player and deftly skip to either side of them, depending on what kind […]

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