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

Also known as an overhead or scissor kick, the bicycle kick is one of the most audacious skills a player can attempt during a match. It involves a player hurling themselves backwards, twisting athletically with one leg pointed towards the sky, and then hoping to strike the ball ferociously through the net. As you can tell, it’s […]

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Understanding Offsides in Soccer (Complete Rule Explanation)

Following the latest rounds of games each week, soccer fans around the globe descend into furious debate about whether a goal their team conceded was offside or not. It’s an inevitable scene when it comes to offsides in soccer… And it’s not just the fans either. Even with strict penalties and punishments introduced to protect referees and their […]

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How to Kick a Soccer Ball Perfectly (10-Step Guide)

Learning how to kick a soccer ball with power and accuracy is a much more difficult skill than most people first realise. Especially when the soccer ball you’re attempting to kick is flying at you during the middle of a game or bobbling uncertainly along the ground. If you have never had coaching before, even approaching the […]

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