Category Archives for "Soccer Players"

How to Be a Great Teammate in Soccer (12 Tips)

Aside from improved in-game performance, learning good teamwork will help your players when they grow up.

Whatever career path they follow, they’ll shine anywhere as long as they know how to work as a member of a team.

Teaching your athletes to be great team players means you’re teaching them to be cooperative and contributing members of society.

So, here are 12 traits you should instill in each of your players so that they become great teammates (and great people overall).

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55 Common Mistakes Players Make on the Soccer Pitch

As we all know, making mistakes is just part and parcel of playing soccer. No one gets it right ALL the time. (Well, expect for maybe Messi) While it can be frustrating misplacing a pass, picking up a silly booking, or missing an open goal… The most important thing for players is to learn from your mistakes, gradually iron […]

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How to Defend in Soccer (9 Steps to Defend 1-on-1)

Knowing how to defend in soccer is an important skill no matter where you play out on the pitch. While defenders perform last-second sliding tackles to prevent a certain goal, midfielders and strikers must hassle, harry, and hound the opposition further up the field… Forcing them into a mistake and capitalising on errors to spring a counterattack. 1-on-1s […]

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How to Become a Professional Soccer Player (10-Step Guide)

Becoming a professional soccer player takes a great deal of dedication, hard work, talent, sacrifice, and little bit of luck. It’s difficult, but definitely not impossible. Most current professionals credit their success not just to god-given talent, but to their hard work and dedication to daily improvement. So for those wondering how to become a professional soccer player… I’ve […]

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