How to do more skills in a soccer match – Improve your trickery

Skills, trickery, fakes and feints… Improving your trickery is an art that does take some time, but luckily this book shows you the fundamental building blocks for you to use when developing your style. Almost every player has a set of practices and feints they use when necessary; they use them over and over again and have mastered the… Continue reading How to do more skills in a soccer match – Improve your trickery

The art of the long pass – Advanced soccer tips

Long Passing/Crossing Greats like Cesc Fabregas and Paul Scholes have shown over the years how important and effective long passing can be. Long passing allows you to use your vision and distribute the ball to almost any area on the pitch quickly without fear of interception. It can be used to relieve a certain area of pressure… Continue reading The art of the long pass – Advanced soccer tips

How to take accurate free kicks in soccer

Free Kicks A free kick offers a chance to basically have a free shot at goal. Although it is unpressured, your certainly feel the pressure if you the one taking one! So relaxation and focus is at the forefront of this technique. Legendary famous free-kickers include David Beckham, Juninho, Christiano Ronaldo, Robin Van Persie and many others.… Continue reading How to take accurate free kicks in soccer

Soccer: How to shoot properly and improve your finishing

There are 3 main types of shooting: Instep – This part of your foot is positioned just near the laces above the big toe. This is perhaps the most powerful shot but can lack accuracy. Inside foot – This part of your foot is normally used for passing but can be effective for placed and accurate shots. Outside foot – This is an expert… Continue reading Soccer: How to shoot properly and improve your finishing

How to improve your soccer vision – passing and receiving the ball like a genius

Vision They say that in a blind man’s world the man with one eye is king. Well in a football game usually the players with the most vision are the most effective. You may be able to beat 5 players in a row but it means little if you don’t have the vision to see… Continue reading How to improve your soccer vision – passing and receiving the ball like a genius

Soccer: Training for speed and explosiveness

In Soccer, a player can have all of the skill attributes to dominate during matches. First touch, excellent dribbling and great shooting are all considered key elements of a player’s overall game. But football is also an athletic sport. Being first to the ball, winning duels and shift directions will be the difference when moving… Continue reading Soccer: Training for speed and explosiveness

Soccer: How to improve your finishing

A Quick guide to finishing your breakfast – in front of goal. Tip: It’s mostly mental…… Do you do all the hard and dribble past 10 people with some fancy footwork, finally lose the last defender only to miss your shot? Read on for more help. The art of finishing is an interesting subject as having a good shot does not… Continue reading Soccer: How to improve your finishing

Soccer Dribbling: A Guide to Fast / Quick Feet

Fast Feet If you look at the best dribblers and players who are skilled in possession, you will notice they are able to take many steps in all directions quickly. They are able to turn, swivel and change position more easily than the opponents. When your feet are fast you open up a bigger range… Continue reading Soccer Dribbling: A Guide to Fast / Quick Feet

Lionel Messi’s Dribbling Tips – A Case Study

Case study: Messi’s Dribbling Tips In a video online, Lionel Messi, who is probably the best dribbler in the world at time of print, shows some of his techniques he uses to beat defenders. When 1v1 (back to defender): 1.       Messi explains he receives the ball with the foot facing away from the defender, then proceeds to have a quick… Continue reading Lionel Messi’s Dribbling Tips – A Case Study

Soccer Movement: The Art of Making Runs

Football is a skills based sport. You have a goal, and you want to get there. Skills will pave the way. In soccer, movement is the difference between a great player and an elite level player. Watch any of the great strikers and midfield players and you will see that they score and create chances,… Continue reading Soccer Movement: The Art of Making Runs

Receiving: The keys to a better first touch

First Touch and receiving First touch is one of the most paramount abilities needed during a game of football. It can either buy you extra seconds to think and execute another move, or land you into trouble. Before you get stuck in, you may want to find out how to first be in the best positions for receiving… Continue reading Receiving: The keys to a better first touch

Becoming a pass master – Improving your soccer passing

Passing To pass the ball, you would normally pass with the inside of your foot for the most accuracy. Players of higher skill levels pass using all parts of the foot with the outside lace coming in handy when playing a pass at a difficult angle when there isn’t time to switch feet. Learning to pass well… Continue reading Becoming a pass master – Improving your soccer passing

Gray and white living room with TV

Gray and white living room with TV. Olive corner sofa with classic wooden antique furniture. Credit : denisismagilov

Gray and white living room with TV. Olive corner sofa with classic wooden antique furniture. Aztec style tassled rug lay beneath a wood chest coffee table  Credit : denisismagilov

Improving your balance for soccer

Building Balance  As football primarily centres around forcing opponents off balance, balance is a crucial part of any footballers’ skill-set. Balance can be built up over time using a variety of exercises. Exercise 1: Try standing on your tip toes for 30 second intervals. Any move in football is much faster and easier if done on your toes. Try standing on one foot… Continue reading Improving your balance for soccer

11 top skills used in soccer matches

Popular Skills Most Used in Football It would be impractical and confusing to try and describe every skill in football in this format. So here is a list of popular skills for you to look up on the YouTube/video sites: –   De vaca – Marseilles Turn –  Flip flap – Stepovers – Reverse Step Over’s – Roulette… Continue reading 11 top skills used in soccer matches

How to quickly improve your skills in soccer

Skill Building The first thing to master before attempting flashy moves is basic foot control on both feet. This means using the outsides, top, inside and bottom of your foot to move the ball around. You can also work on using the toe and heel for neat flicks. Be sure to practice every possible angle and direction multiple times. Exercise: A Good exercise… Continue reading How to quickly improve your skills in soccer

Improving your overall soccer technique

General Technique Before reading this article I would highly recommend reading our article on How to quickly improve your skills in soccer as a great preparation for developing your technique. As you begin you become more familiar with the basic moves in football, you will begin to develop your own technique. This can be completely of your… Continue reading Improving your overall soccer technique

Gray attic bathroom

Living room interiors with blue walls with matt textures. Steam punk style telescope lamp. Sofa accompanied by shimmering gold plant pots. Credit: teeraphan Steam punk style telescope lamp. Credit: teeraphan

Gray attic bathroom with wide bathtub and natural wood bench.  Credit: Denisis Magilov

Futuristic “utopian” style grey and white front room

Interior of stylish living room with gray, white and concrete walls, comfortable gray sofa and TV on the wall in front of ot. Kitchen to the left. 3d rendering

Futuristic “utopian” style grey and white frontroom with wall mounted TV. A human touch of was added with the wooden side desk. Adjoing Mini kitchen with natural wood storage  cupboard space for food prep.  Credit : denisismagilov

Living room interiors with blue walls with matt textures

Living room interiors with blue walls with matt textures. Steam punk style telescope lamp. Sofa accompanied by shimmering gold plant pots. Credit: teeraphan Steam punk style telescope lamp. Credit: teeraphan

Living room interiors with blue walls with matt textures. Steam punk style telescope lamp. Sofa accompanied by shimmering gold plant pots. Credit: teeraphan

Spotlight: Jurassic Park

 I had the pleasure of watching Jurassic Park the other day. As I get older it seems that the film ages so well maybe maybe because the lack of CGI and the use of real props or maybe it’s because it has a cinematic film the characters especially the children knew how to put on… Continue reading Spotlight: Jurassic Park

Is Arnold Schwarzenegger the best actor of all time?

 Alright alright I know what you’re thinking when talking about the best actors we always taught names such as Pacino Denzel De Niro and in some cases Johnny Depp or even a Will Smith but I propose the crazy idea that the best actor of all time is on Schwarzenegger. EC is the subtleties for… Continue reading Is Arnold Schwarzenegger the best actor of all time?