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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 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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