Soccer 101 – The Basics of The Game

The Beautiful Game. Soccer has been around for over 150 years. It started out as a working man’s game, watched by working-class people. It was a great way to bring people together and celebrate a victory or commiserate after a loss. In today’s world, soccer is a global phenomenon. Every country has an international team … Read more

Why Soccer is an Ideal Sport for Kids with Autism

One in 68 children in the United States have autism spectrum disorder (ASD), reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Autism is a developmental disability that can affect a child’s ability to socialize and communicate. If your child has autism, this is why finding ways to foster these skills kindly and empathetically is key. Soccer … Read more

7 Reasons to Love Soccer

As one of the most popular games for players from all over the world, soccer is a truly international sport. Whether you are a beginner or a pro player, the game never fails to fascinate you with its energy and competitive spirit. Millions of people watch the sport and cheer for their favorite teams in … Read more

Ready For Spring Training? How Soccer Players Can Survive Allergy Season

As spring quickly approaches, athletes are getting ready to hang their winter attire and embrace the joys of soccer season. Unfortunately, it is also the time when seasonal allergies spring into action. Based on a study of recreational runners, only 0.5% out of the 42% with reported spring allergies took prescription medication before exercise, according to the … Read more

How to Develop Vision in Soccer

How to Develop Vision in Soccer

Vision is the ability to see potential passes.

For example, a player with mediocre passing ability only sees what’s directly in front of him. He passes the ball to a forward with a defender on his back.

A player with good vision will quickly scan the field and find a better pass. He sees the forward is marked tightly, looks right, sees the right winger can’t shake his man, then looks left. He sees a hole in the defense. He passes the ball through the hole into space and the left winger runs to the ball.

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