Tag Archives: control of the ball

Terrific Soccer Speed Drill Video

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Here at Junior Soccer Tips we aim to share with you sound soccer coaching hints and tips so that you can develop your mini (Under6 to Under 9), junior (Under10 to Under 12) and youth (Under 13+) soccer players to be the best that they can be. In this soccer tip we’ll share with you a drill that we regularly… Read more »

Encouraging Your Soccer Players to Shoot

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Scoring more goals than your opponents, whilst conceding as few as possible, is the main objective of a soccer match. Each time a team has control of the ball, the aim should be to create scoring opportunities. However, in junior and youth matches, all too many scoring chances are missed and there is a possibility this is because the managers… Read more »

Six Key Factors in Choosing a Goalkeeper

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Many coaches ask how best to choose a goalkeeper. Usually what happens is you find yourself either with several volunteers or none at all! However, choosing a player who is suited to the role is essential for a successful season. A common error is automatically placing the biggest player in goal, just because his size means he can cover more… Read more »

Soccer Techniques: Throw-ins

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Regardless of what level of soccer is being played, throw-ins are a major part of set pieces. Using throw-ins efficiently will give your team an advantage over their opponents by utilizing available space and setting up goal scoring chances. By paying close attention during games, you’ll see that once a throw-in is conceded, all the players switch off and unwind… Read more »