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Soccer Player Skill Development Soccer Training & Fitness

The Ronaldinho Flip Flap

Watching this move at full speed the way Ronaldinho does it is unbelievable. Ronaldinho is by far the best player in the world to do the flip flap. However, many players make the mistake of seeing it and thinking they can’t do it. Few players train to perfect this move and never add it to their bag of tricks. This move, like many of Ronaldinho’s other moves, originate from futsal. Therefore, futsal is a great place to practice this move. However, the move is surprisingly more deceiving than it is difficult. Below I have shared a few tips to get help you started so that soon you can do the flip flap. 

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Soccer / Football Opinion Soccer Training & Fitness

Build leg strength and muscle, like Ronaldinho

Soccer players require a combination of strength and muscle in their legs, yet for many reasons many players don’t train their legs. They think simply playing soccer is enough work on developing strength and muscle in their legs. Years go by and this issue is never fully addressed.

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Soccer Player Skill Development

Who said women are less skilled than men?

Everyone, at one point or another, has been introduced to the magical skill of some of the best soccer players ever to grace the game.  The 1986 World Cup saw Maradona take on an entire team from half field and score a goal for the ages.  Barcelona’s Lionel Messi essentially copy & pasted Maradona’s effort and went through an entire team to score an almost identical goal.  Ronaldinho has pranced through so many players and teams that its difficult to pinpoint just one effort. But where my girls at?

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Soccer Player IQ Soccer Player Skill Development Soccer Positions & Field Tactics

Attacking Tips For Wingers

Many soccer players feel that if they can successfully dribble one or two defenders they have done their job.  This is especially true for wingers.  However, there are a few things to consider if you are a winger that can help you become a very dangerous player.  These are simple but effective parts of the wingers role.  They can also be used for other positions of the field including central midfield but can be used most often on the wing.

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Soccer / Football Opinion World Cup Fever

Reasons England Will Never Win the World Cup

The pressure is on, the excitement is there, and the fans patiently wait for the England national team to succeed on the world stage. Unfortunately, for English fans, the English national team has not won the World Cup since 1966 and it will be a long time coming before they win again.