Soccer Talk-The Fastest Way to Improve a Team

Soccer Talk-The Fastest Way to Improve a Team
By John Dingle

Teams that talk more on the field play better.  When a team communicates with each other on the field they are exuding confidence that can be contagious.  This talk can also put the opponent into an emotional shell.

What is soccer talk; the three types:

  • Information to an individual- turn, hold, force to inside, and take them on are a few examples.
  • Information to a group or team- push, shift, drop, play faster, and possess the ball are some examples.
  • Emotional talk-who  is going to win this ball, we are creating chances, you are better than that, and great stuff are some of the emotional phrases you hear on the soccer field.

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