Ball Control – Week 3 Day 3 – L to Cruyff Reset

When we first got into soccer skill development we did what everyone does… find some cool drills on the internet and put them into our training sessions. We used popular drills, cone drills, 1v1 drills and anything else we could find. I am almost embarrassed to look back over the original programs we created 10

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Ball Control – Week 3 Day 2 – T Pattern L’s

As we get deeper into the Emerging Phase (Phase 3) we need to start integrating the complexity of the pattern with a strong focus on how quickly you can reposition the body around the ball. In this industry of soccer performance development, there is often a disconnect between the physical side of soccer skill (body control, footwork, speed,

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Ball Control – Week 2 Day 5 – Hesitations

Some players seem to have one speed…everything is as fast as possible. Other players are just the opposite, everything is smooth and rhythmic. We encourage our players to adjust their speed, or change the pace, within drills as they alternate between smooth and rhythmic (to gain control), and quick and explosive (to gain separation). A

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Ball Control – Week 2 Day 4 – 1/4 Turn Hops

In the Developing Level skill program, the ability to reposition the feet under the body is becoming very important. We cover this in much more detail in the Stability/Plyometrics section of the Complete SoccerFIT Training Program, but we wanted to highlight a few key exercises that will help give you more stability in the quick turns

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