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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How to Stop Players Bunching Up in Youth Soccer

One of the most frustrating parts of coaching young soccer teams is watching everyone chase the ball in one pack. Everyone’s focused on winning the ball back and giving it a good kick — hopefully in the direction of the correct goal! At an early age, this bunching is only natural, and it’s something you’ll continue to […]

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