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Correcting Player Errors

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There are two types of playing errors that your players can make…. Learning Errors and Performance Errors. ****************************************************************************************** Learning errors occur when players don’t know how to perform a skill. Performance errors occur when players make mistakes in trying to execute a skill. ****************************************************************************************** Quite often it’s not easy to tell which error a player has made… however, if you… Read more »

Four Ways To Help Young Soccer Players Develop Technical Skills Faster

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The most fundamental skill in soccer is individual mastery of the ball. This means that player should be able to control the ball with all surfaces of their body, once this is achieved creativity follows. It is often called the “Golden Age” between 6 and 12 years of age and developing ball mastery and control should be the priority in… Read more »

The Five Stages of Soccer Development Part 2

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The Five Stages of Soccer Development Part 1 Stage Three – Positive Opposition In order to increase player’s development of focus and skill, the opposition must increase. Positive opposition indicates how much the player who is in possession of the ball will have to think, how many decisions he will have to make, and the level of reaction that will… Read more »