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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 moreWhy Soccer is an Ideal Sport for Kids with Autism

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 allergies took prescription medication before exercise, according to the Allergy … Read moreReady For Spring Training? How Soccer Players Can Survive Allergy Season

Tips for Staying Hydrated During a Soccer Match

In a regular match a soccer players runs a distance that ranges from 7 to 9.5 miles according to STATS. All this running makes the soccer player lose a lot of fluid through the process of sweating and breathing.  This happens whether you are playing in the cold or under scorching hot conditions. For this … Read moreTips for Staying Hydrated During a Soccer Match

The Importance of Being Able to Read the Game

In order to become a top-class soccer star, you need to be blessed with plenty of skill and natural ability.  However, intelligence is also a huge part of the game and an important trait for players to possess. The majority of the world’s elite players possess the ability to read the game and react accordingly. … Read moreThe Importance of Being Able to Read the Game

Soccer Cleats: Everything you need to know

We have previously outlined the various pieces of gear that a player will need in order to practice and compete efficiently and safely.  For every soccer player, soccer cleats are the most essential piece of equipment you will every purchase.  You will want a pair that delivers excellent traction, support and feel of the ball.  … Read moreSoccer Cleats: Everything you need to know

Soccer Players to Watch to Improve your Game

Identifying the world’s greatest soccer players to watch and emulating their play will provide invaluable lessons on how to be the best. Equally as important as vital soccer tips, studying players can be a good way to improve on key areas to take your game to the next level.  Even the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano … Read moreSoccer Players to Watch to Improve your Game

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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How to Communicate Effectively In Soccer

Speed in Soccer

Effective communication will improve the effectiveness of your team. It can be the difference between victory or defeat.

It can be the difference between scoring the goal that results in a college scholarship or being ignored while wide open.

Learning communication is easy. Focus on it for a month and it will become second nature.

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