Drink More Water to Perform Your Very Best

Water is important! It helps your body function. Therefore, you need to drink a lot of water every day, not only as rehydration after a workout, practice or match. But how much water should you drink per day? You might be surprised at the amount of water that's considered optimal. The age-old rule is to drink eight eight-ounce glasses of water per day. This amounts to 64 ounces of water per day, but that may not be enough. This a decent … [Read More...]

How to Beat Defenders off the Dribble

Just about every player wants to know the secret to dribbling past opponents, and this article will shed some light on it. Two questions typically get asked. First, what is the best move to use when dribbling? And second, how do you beat someone 1 vs. 1? What is the best … [Read More...]

Can Yoga Make You a Better Soccer Player?

Soccer players need to be fit to be successful, and that requires more than simply jogging around the neighborhood. You probably wouldn't be surprised to see top soccer players lifting weights, but … [Read More...]

Why Practicing Juggling Will Make You a Better Soccer Player

Juggling the soccer ball is a good way to kill a few free minutes or challenge your friend to a quick competition. But since you don't juggle in a game, can it really make you a significantly … [Read More...]

How to Defend a Forward or Midfielder With Their Back to Their Own Goal

Forwards checking back to the soccer ball are often accompanied by a tight marking defender. Midfielders also take on this defensive role against opposing midfielders or forwards checking … [Read More...]

How to Perform a Proper Take-Over in Soccer

A take-over is a simple run that is very effective. Performing a take-over correctly can get you out of tight spaces on the field and can possibly give you an open shot. When to Perform a … [Read More...]

Get the Most Out of Practices to Become a Better Player

Soccer practices can be lackluster and inefficient. Sometimes your coach's practice plans or drills do not turn out the way they are supposed to, even though they are all made with good intentions. … [Read More...]