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Teach your kids how to bend it, cross it, and head it like the pros with these soccer drills and practice tips.

Soccer training for children is as essential as anything else that goes on in the game of soccer. Read on for 12 drills to start incorporating into your next practice.

Five Common Mistakes Volunteer Soccer Coaches Make and How to Fix Them

By Chris Hummer, Soccer Wire 09/17/2019, 12:45pm CDT

When in doubt, just let them play. At the youngest ages, where players may only have a few hours of total lifetime experience on a soccer team in a game situation, just letting them play at practice during the week can actually be the best thing for them.

Dribbling Moves to Win the 1v1 Match-Up

By CoachTube, Joe Luxbacher 07/30/2019, 1:00pm CDT

Former Head Soccer Coach at University of Pittsburgh Joe Luxbacher takes you through dribbling drills to push past the defender in a 1v1 match-up.

Cutting with the Outside Foot

By CoachTube, Dwayne De Rosario 07/29/2019, 3:15pm CDT

All-Time Leading Scorer for the Canadian National Team, Dwayne De Rosario explains the importance of dribbling with the outside foot to create space between you and the defender.

Five Tips on How to Head a Soccer Ball

By Soccer Concussion 05/21/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Aim for the center of your forehead just about where the hairline is.

Generally, the term "left wing" refers to any offensive player who plays on the left side of the field. Because the term is so general, more specific names are typically used.

Offseason Training for Soccer

By Online Soccer Academy 01/18/2019, 12:00pm CST

Wear an ipod or music player while training by yourself! It gets lonely and sometimes un inspiring training on your own! 

Score More Soccer Goals This Season

By Cisco Athletic 01/09/2019, 12:00pm CST

If you want a big way to improve this season, you should think more about how to make more accurate shots. 

Indoor Workouts Youth Soccer Players Can Do Anywhere

By Soccer Wire 12/12/2018, 12:00pm CST

Get your soccer players to move the ball between or around the cones in specific patterns using all parts of their feet. Keep a list, time them, make it a challenge.

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