Teaching Shielding Techniques And Free Kick Success

Around the wall free kick

 

 

 

Teaching shielding techniques and free kick success can give an offense some quick opportunities

to score a big goal. Learning how to hold onto the ball and shielding from defenders can be a way

to get a foul, setting up your offense for a game turning goal. Back in youth soccer we used Coerver

System and worked with feints, hard chops at cutting with the ball, and just keeping your body between

the ball/defender. Quick starts and stops with the ball and giving up some ground to buy time for support

help to show as you maintain control is so important to making the defense to react to you. Sometimes

the defense creates a foul, giving your offense a free kick. Misdirection is always the key to a good free

free kick. Keep defenders guessing who on the offense might get the shot. Making false runs with

offensive players keeps the defenders less focused on the shooter. Having players fake as if they are

going to shoot can freeze the defense for that one split second for the real shot to go through. If you

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us page. Enjoy the video examples about teaching shielding techniques and free kick success can give

an offense some quick opportunities to score a big goal.




Best Soccer Dribbling Drills And Shooting Tips

Ronaldo Dribbling

 

 

 

 

Best soccer dribbling drills and shooting tips are always in demand. Moving the ball to set up your team mates

and putting the defense into an uncomfortable position, is the goal of any attacking player. Messi and

Ronaldo are two of the best currently, every 7 years it seems to change to a couple new young

maestro’s. Keeping the ball close with small touches and keeping your speed n balance is always the

trick. Small touches to the left n right while using your inside or outside part of your foot is the skill to be

mastered. Practice jogging with the ball first, then after 3 laps around your area, pick up the pace using

the same technique, get better at a couple moves first before moving on and adding feints. Feints are

the key to keeping defenders guessing where are you going. Use some cones in the beginning but after

a while, dribble with other people at the same time and see if you can all miss each other as you dribble

at the other players with their soccer balls. Learn how to keep your eyes up so you can see the field of

players and work on just stopping the ball, it doesn’t always have to go forward. Practice shielding your

ball as you hold on to possession to see what opens up for your teammates. Great dribbling can lead to

great scoring chances. Shooting is the finished product of a great scoring attack. Watch how these best

soccer dribbling drills and shooting tips help your attacking soccer skills. Some great attacking soccer here on this English Premier League Highlights.


Faster Soccer Skills And Better Soccer Scores

Houston Dynamo  MLS  Chivas USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faster soccer skills and better soccer scores is what every high school player is looking to improve.

As you watch matches, look for how the forwards are using pace and timing runs to get spacing away

from defenders. Changing the various speeds of dribbling and save that one blast of speed to get by that

one challenge that can change the game. The head ball spacing as you wait for a free kick to come

back into the box to the follow up that every offensive player should be hunting for til the play ends.

Work on finding space so that the first touch on any pass or deflection towards you can set you up for a

solid strike at goal. Remember, balls don’t always come to you with pace, sometimes YOU have to

move to the ball to win the possession, that’s rule #1. Midfielders pass the ball with pace t the forwards

keeping the ball moving towards the goal, and always follow up, defenders do make mistakes.

Sometimes the post becomes the best defender, shots on frame no matter the pace, always keeps the

danger inside the 6 yard box. Take a look at these MLS matches and see if you can pick out the faster soccer skills and better soccer scores of these pro’s. [Read more…]

Teaching Players Head Ball Goals

Head ball goal NY Red Bulls

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching players head ball goals and how to keep the ball on frame. Many coaches know that

teaching players to head the ball downward helps in limiting balls going over the goal post.

This gives the ball a chance that the goalie might miss it and slip into the back of the net.

With the pace of the crossed ball, many times you really only need to redirect the ball not trying

increase the speed, just change the angle of the shot. Watching MLS matches, you will see pro

players trying just to redirect a cross with a flick of the head. The whole focus on any drill about

heading should result on forcing the ball lower towards the ground and a higher percentage of scoring.

Teaching players head ball goal techniques will put more goals per season on any club. [Read more…]

Top State High School Championship Teams In CA, IL, NC, NJ, NY, OH, And WI in 2012

St Xavier Soccer KY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top State High School Championship Teams In CA, IL, NC, NJ, NY, OH, And WI in 2012.

St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark, N.J. ended their undefeated season with an 18-0 record, and a number

one national ranking for all hs boys soccer teams across the country. Jesuit HS in Carmichael CA

followed in the number 2 position in national rankings with a great 27-1 record in 2012. Ranked number

3 was 25-0 Wesleyan Christian Academy in High Point NC with an undefeated season and 3A state

title. National ranked 4th was St. Xavier in KY,with 27-0 record. Number 5 was Arlington NY with 22-1

and Marquette University High School in Wisc. came in #6 with 23-1. The 7th ranked team Peoria Notre

Dame HS in Peoria IL had a great season closing out with 22 wins and only 2 loses. Number 8,9,10

came from Gonzaga in DC, Liberty HS in Ohio, and Martin Luther King Jr. in New York all had fantastic

2012 fall seasons and state titles. Congrads to the top 10 and all the state champions from 2012,

Warren HS in Gurnee IL, Green Hope in NC, and Tech HS in Henderson NV. [Read more…]

High School Soccer And USA Olympians In The Community

 

 

 

 

 

 

High School Soccer Programs And USA Olympians In Your Community, you might be surprised.

Quincy Illinois has one of the best high school boys soccer programs in the nation. Many college

and pro players come out of these great soccer programs across the US, and Jurupa Hills in CA is one

of the up and coming girls/boys soccer programs. Some USA Olympians are seeking out these

programs to train with in the off season. Heather Mitts from TEAM USA has met up with the Chaminade

HS Boys soccer team to push her conditioning in the off season. Other USA Team Olympians like

Brandi Chastain are giving back to their communities with youth soccer programs to show support for soccer players in all age groups.

Great to see high school soccer and USA Olympians in the community coming together..

[Read more…]

Soccer Fitness Ideas And Passing Drills For Soccer Practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

Six person passing drill with a lot of movement to help with soccer fitness. Keep the players

moving and being creative not stopping the ball rolling if you can push your players. Use a

box area to keep the players in a confined area and force the players to create space to open

passing lanes. Work in one defender then two and three to really push the offense creativity.

Another fitness passing drill includes shooting on goal keeping the players moving at all times.

These soccer drills can be used from U10 up to U19, great drills to keep the players fitness levels up. [Read more…]

Top 10 Under 18 Scoring Champs And Top 5 Winningest Coaches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top 5 Winningest Soccer Coaches, Terry Michler tops the list with 845 wins from 1972 to 2011.

Miller Bugliari and Gene Chyzowych both have over 746 wins, and both have success New Jersey

soccer teams. Greg Vitello and Vince Drake had over 716 wins and with Terry Michler had successful

St. Louis MO programs. Many of these coaches have had great young soccer players and have helped

them in U18 programs. Here is a list of some the hottest goals scores in the U18 category in some of

soccer’s best programs. The top 10 U18 goal scorers are in order Caleb Clarke, John Chronopoulos,

Christian Duarte, Daniel Garcia, Danny Jensen, Jake Freeman, T.J. Casner, Brandon Allen,

Mac Steeves, and Joey Calistri. See below some of these top young goal scorers. [Read more…]

Soccer Drills Working On Your Own Skills, Motivation !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Motivation, to be better very day, to be a Champ one day, just to be the BEST !

It takes everyday focus, a willingness to get up and get to the field and work when

no else is even around. Whether it be just you or you and a team-mate, get up, and

do the work when no else is even watching. That way when it comes game time, you’ve

got something just a little more than the competition. That’s winning soccer / football.
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Undefeated Girls High School Soccer Teams From Kansas, Iowa, And Oklahoma

 

 

 

 

 

 

Undefeated, what a great season for all these top 5 teams in the country. 21-0 Kansas state champs

Olathe East had huge run with Emily Jorgenson, Laura Schnell, Kirsty Corder and the whole Hawks

team in 2012. Ankeny HS in Iowa, now 20-0 and a state final to be played, sits in the top 5 also in the

nation. Coach Chris Allen has to be proud of this Hawks team. Sounds like a good thing to have a hawk

as your mascot. In Oklahoma, the 3rd ranked team in the nation was the Bishop Kelley Comets.

After 27 games with out a loss, and 17-0 this season, Troy Tokarchik’s girls team got their 13th state title in the last 14 years in the class 6A division.

Comets Goal Keeper Kaela Little named Gatorade Player of The Year in Oklahoma.

Watch these great soccer videos below, also share if you have one of these teams. [Read more…]