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How to Cross a Soccer Ball

How to Cross a Soccer Ball

Crossing is a skill I see many players struggle with, yet I almost never see coaches teaching proper crossing technique.

Crossing is simple to learn and will help you set up goals. While wingers cross the ball most don’t believe the notion that “only wingers should learn crossing.” Every position (except center defenders) will cross during games if they make good runs so almost ever player should learn the skill.

This article will teach proper crossing technique and provides tips on becoming a great crosser.

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How to Use Your Arms in Soccer

How to Use Your Arms in Soccer

Many players are never taught to use their arms. Learn to use them to get an edge over other players.

Using your arms is an easy skill to learn and it will noticeably improve your game.

This article provides a few benefits of using your arms in soccer and tips on learning the skill.

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7 Types of Soccer Shots

If you’re like most players, you rely on one type of soccer shot – the standard shot.

This limits your effectiveness because different types of soccer shots are more effective in some situations.

This article will teach you how to do the 7 types of soccer shots and when you should use them.

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How to Kick a Soccer Ball

How to Kick a Soccer Ball

Kicking a soccer ball is the most complicated soccer skill.

Unfortunately, most players never receive formal training on proper technique. They are forced to use “trial and error” to improve their kick.

Learning how to kick a soccer ball through “trial and error” is difficult and takes a long time.

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How to Defend in Soccer

How to Defend in Soccer

Every position defends in games, yet most coaches don’t teach players how to defender properly.

Coaches often say things like “don’t stab” or “get goalside” during games but these phrases are hardly a substitute for teaching players to defend.

It’s not surprising that almost all beginners and some advanced players don’t know how to defend properly.

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How to Juggle a Soccer Ball

How to Juggle a Soccer Ball

Don’t be a player that thinks “Juggling is a waste of time.”

Juggling will help you improve every area of your game. Every player should juggle regularly.

This article will cover a few benefits of juggling, teach you how to juggle, and provide tips that will make you an expert.

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How to Shield a Soccer Ball

How to Shield a Soccer Ball

Shielding is using your arms and body to prevent a defender from taking the ball.

Shielding helps you retain possession of the ball. Learn the skill and you will be more effective on the soccer field.

This article will teach you how to shield properly and 5 situations where you should the shield the ball.

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How to Head a Soccer Ball

How to Head a Soccer Ball

Heading is often overlooked in favor of other skills. Most coaches don’t explain proper technique and don’t give players enough practice heading the ball.

This is unfortunate because heading is extremely valuable. Players that head the ball well score more goals, clear the ball, and help their teammates win possession in the midfield.

This article will teach you how to overcome the fear of soccer heading, how to head a soccer ball, the types 4 of headers, and tips on how to win a header.

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How to Volley a Soccer Ball

Learning how to volley a soccer ball in the net correctly will give you an edge over other players.

Most players, even advanced players, suck at volleys. They constantly hit the ball over the goal when they volley a bouncing ball and kick it weakly when they do an arial volley.

Luckily for you I can teach you how to strike a volley with accuracy, power, and most importantly, how to keep the ball from flying over the net.

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