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How to Be More Aggressive in Soccer (While Staying in Control)

There are loads of things you can do both before and during matches to help yourself be more aggressive and assertive in your play.

Besides setting yourself up for success in terms of both your mentality and physique, it’s just as important to learn how and when to tackle, project positivity, and be confident and in control of your emotions.

Let’s take a look at how you can be more aggressive in soccer while staying in control!

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21 Benefits of Playing Soccer (Physical, Emotional, and Mental)

While playing soccer certainly has a positive effect on your physique and fitness, it also has loads of great benefits when it comes to your emotional and mental well-being.

For instance, besides developing your self-confidence and self-esteem, soccer can also help with your resilience, mental strength, and analytical and problem-solving skills.

In addition to this, it also helps with everything from your strength and stamina to your social skills, self-control, and sense of responsibility.

Here’s a look at the benefits of playing soccer and the impact it can have on your physical, emotional, and mental well-being.

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10 Soccer Ball Control and Footwork Drills to Do at Home

Besides going to every training session and turning up to every match your team plays, it’s well worth working on some extra soccer ball control drills and footwork drills at home.

In addition to improving your touch and technique, these exercises will enhance everything from your agility and balance to coordination, concentration, and conditioning.

By putting in the extra work and hours in your spare time at home, you’ll certainly improve your soccer skills which will only lead to even more phenomenal performances out on the pitch.

Here are 10 awesome soccer ball control drills and footwork drills that you can do at home.

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How to Do the Maradona Soccer Move (5-Step Guide)

The Maradona soccer move isn’t only one of the most effective and unexpected soccer moves out there, it’s also one of the most stylish and satisfying to pull off.

To get it right every time, players need to focus on getting their technique, timing, and turn just right so that they spin past the despairing defender and win themselves some time and space.

It’s a great skill to help get you out of a tight spot, and it’s also a super fun and useful trick to learn that’ll certainly draw applause and appreciation from the onlooking crowd.

Here’s the move broken down into five simple steps plus some tips and tricks that’ll help you take the Maradona soccer move to the next level.

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