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Soccer Training Program

When I was 11 years old, my parents moved to Kenya to become educators to poor and orphaned children living in that African region. It was a pretty big move for me, moving from my privileged life in North America, and I was incredibly scared. I didn’t know the language, the color of my skin […]

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Soccer Training Plan

Soccer Training Plan

I am going to be completely honest with you: In every aspect of my life I am a planner. Whenever I wake up in the morning, I need to plan my day: what I’m going to eat, what I’m going to wear, and what exactly I’m going to do when. Maybe this is because my […]

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Soccer Speed Training

What do you think is the most important aspect of being a great soccer player? Is it accuracy while passing? The strength of your shot? Or your ability to dribble the ball between your legs? While all of these are integral to your ability as a soccer player, I believe the most important aspect of […]

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Soccer Skills Training

“Practice makes perfect,” is what my mom used to say to me all the time while I was growing up. From the moment I started to try and walk, and always fall, my mom would say these words to encourage me. It was a way to keep me going, and to never give up on […]

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Soccer Passing Drills

Soccer Passing Drills

When I was growing up I had more energy than my parents knew what to do with. I would run around all the time, and they could hardly get me to sit still. This was when my father decided it was time for me to start an extra-curricular activity. They considered dance, drama, and music, […]

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Soccer Drills for Beginners

Soccer Drills for Beginners

I have always hated going to the gym. While most for people it boosts their morale, and made them much more alert, I found I always left feeling not good enough. It surprisingly became much more difficult as I got older, and I wanted to find another way to work out that didn’t involve lifting weights. […]

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Soccer Dribbling Drills

What is your favorite sport? Is it the rush of playing basketball, the thrill of playing hockey on the ice, or the endurance it takes to swim competitively? For me, and I know for many others, my favorite sport to play and watch is soccer. Soccer (also known as football in many European countries) is the […]

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Weight Training for Soccer: Vital for Soccer Players

To be great at sports, you must be physically fit; there is no question about it. Sports require a lot of physical strength, flexibility, and a lot of determination. This is why you find so many professional athletes at the gym, before and after practice, to keep pushing their own bodies to be the best […]

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Strength Training for Soccer: What It Is and Isn’t

When most people think of a sport that requires strength training, they first think of either boxing or football. While those require a great deal of strength to be successful, people underestimate how much strength is required to be an amazing soccer player. Right now, go to YouTube and watch a segment of a professional […]

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Soccer Training Guide: A Comprehensive Way to Train for Soccer

When I was younger I would always complain to my parents when I had to go to any type of sports practice. I loved the games and I loved the competition but I did not like any sort of training. I found it boring and mundane, especially when it came down to doing the basics […]

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