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Learn How To Coach Tackling

If a player wants to take a ball away from an opponent, the way to do it is through good tackling. Great defensive skills will help, but good positioning might be even more important. Good tacklers always adhere to certain fundamental rules – 1) They always mark so that they’re between their own goal and […]

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The Importance of a Vocal Goalkeeper

Communication is essential if players are able to work well as a team. Often it’s impossible for the player in possession to know exactly what’s going on around him. Clear, concise directions given by a team-mate in a good position to judge what’s happening is invaluable help. Young players new to soccer, especially under 8’s […]

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