Top Ten Post of 2009

The Soccer Source 360 Blog, devoted to coaching education, began in October of this year.  To date we have posted 37 Articles.  As 2009 comes to an end, we wanted to share with you the top ten post of the past three months.  Continue reading

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Making a Turn Touch

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Not Letting the Ball Run On Description
By John Dingle

Not Letting the Ball Run On
Observation:  Most youth players do not get a touch on a ball they wish to run onto and then see the ball go out of play or to a defender.  The players need to understand by using a turn touch they take pace off of the ball and change the direction of the ball.  Both of these results of a turning touch create an advantage to the attacking player. Continue reading

Technique of Heading

Attacking Heading

What:    Heading the ball down for a shot at goal or as a pass to keep possession.

Where: All portions of the field but primarily in the middle and attacking third. Continue reading