What do I wear for my soccer match? – Football Gear & Equipment Guide

For some people simply getting the opportunity to play the game is enough, and they would only need the bare necessities such as a field, a soccer ball and something to signify the goal posts. However, for the committed and serious player, a lot more is needed, in terms of attire and equipment to complete… Continue reading What do I wear for my soccer match? – Football Gear & Equipment Guide

The BASICS: Learning the rules of soccer (For Novices)

Basically the games are played on a field, which is also called a pitch, with two separate 45 minute time lines. The break in-between these two segments, is usually used for regrouping purposes and redefining strategies. Typically a field would measure in 100 yards long and about 50 yards wide, although there are some fields… Continue reading The BASICS: Learning the rules of soccer (For Novices)

A Very Useful Soccer Drill – To improve your sideways dribbling (For Wingers & Midfielders)

This drill when practised over the course of days will help you to carry the ball sideways with ease. Once perfect you will be able carry the ball smoothly from side to side while scanning g the pitch for possible openings and opportunities. Many defenders will not engage directly straightaway when in this body position.… Continue reading A Very Useful Soccer Drill – To improve your sideways dribbling (For Wingers & Midfielders)

Top 10 Training Soccer Equipment for: Speed, Dribbling & Power

You can train your body for most aspects of football without any special equipment other than a soccer ball. But there are some great pieces of equipment you can buy to maximise your progress and focus on special areas. Some are crucial to taking you to the next level, and other are somewhat of a… Continue reading Top 10 Training Soccer Equipment for: Speed, Dribbling & Power

Beach Soccer: Does it make you better?

The beach, where many are laying in the sun, listening to some samba/reggae. While some relax feeling the gentle breeze of the wind by the shoreline, true ballers are playing football to their hearts delight. You may have heard the saying “beach football is serious” or “beach football makes you better”. Let’s discuss in further… Continue reading Beach Soccer: Does it make you better?

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

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