How To Do An Around The World (Soccer Freestyle Trick)

Around the world freestyle soccer trick.

Ever wondered how freestylers do it?   The around the world is probably the most important trick in freestyle soccer. It’s at the foundation of a massive number of other “lower” moves, including the Touzani around the world, the half around the world, and the Lemmens (double) around the world. Here’s how you can learn the trick … Read more

How To Become A Professional Soccer Player

Two college soccer players using a Nike soccer ball.

Ever dreamed of going pro?   We’re going to take a look at some of the things you can do to massively increase your chances of becoming the next Christian Pulisic. Essentially, there are three keys to success in professional development as a soccer player: Attitude Training Promoting yourself Attitude Your attitude on and off the … Read more

7 Awesome Soccer Dribbling/Ball Control Drills | With Diagrams

Soccer slaloms dribbling drill.

How exactly does Messi do it? In this article, we’ll show you 7 drills you can use to instantly improve your dribbling and ball control in soccer. We’ll look at technique, dribbling decision-making, and methods you can use to maximize your agility. But first… What’s the secret to dribbling?   As you’re probably aware if … Read more

Soccer Basics: Rules, Laws & How To Play The Game

Mariano Ferreira Filho of Galatasaray playing at right back.

Welcome to the basics of soccer! In this guide, we’ll explain everything you need to know about The Beautiful Game. We’ll look at the basic rules, how to play, and what you need to know when you or your son/daughter begins playing the sport. Contents The rules Playing soccer What you need to know Conclusion … Read more

What Size Soccer Ball Do I Need?

Adidas Brazuca size 5 soccer ball.

Different sizes of soccer balls are used in junior soccer depending on the age of the players. Check out our soccer ball size guide: To determine what size a ball is, check for a marking that says “size 3” or something similar. This label is normally located near the ball’s valve, where you pump it … Read more

Top 8 Agility Ladder Drills For Soccer Players

Lateral in and out agility ladder drill diagram.

Looking to improve your agility and speed for the 2018 season? Never fear! In this guide, we’ve put together 8 of the best agility ladder drills for soccer players, including outfielders and goalkeepers alike. These routines are subdivided into beginner and advanced sections so you can find the right exercise for your level of experience. … Read more

How To Shoot A Knuckleball Freekick: In-Depth Knuckleball Tutorial

How to shoot a knuckleball featured image.

You’ve seen Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Juninho use this technique – now you can learn how to shoot a knuckleball freekick just like the pros. What is a knuckleball freekick? A knuckleball involves shooting the ball with little or no spin. This creates lateral movement and dip in the air, as the ball moves … Read more

How to Fix a Soccer Ball: the Ultimate Guide

Adidas Jabulani with a puncture mark.

Does your soccer ball lose air after just 10 or so minutes of game time? Do you find yourself pumping it up every time you play? Or does it fail to hold any air at all? Having a broken ball, particularly an expensive official match ball such as an Adidas Jabulani, Teamgeist, Europass, Speedcell, Brazuca, … Read more