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Soccer Player IQ Soccer Positions & Field Tactics

Responsibilities of a wall in soccer

There are two main reasons why a wall is created in soccer:

  1. Create an obstacle for your opponent who is trying to shoot/cross
  2. Aid your goalie who has a large net to cover
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Soccer Player Skill Development

How to increase your chances of scoring

Many soccer players feel they cannot take a shot until they have either completely faked-out a defender, or until they have come the door-step of the net. What’s important to remember is that the more shots you take in a game, the higher the potential for a goal is to be scored. However, it is important to take educated shots.

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Soccer Player Skill Development Soccer Training & Fitness

Shooting from 40 yards out

How often do you shoot on net from 40 yards out?  I’m not talking about 25 yards or even 35 yards.  I’m talking, literally shooting from 40 yards out.  Perfecting the shot from this distance can help any player become a very dangerous shooter from anywhere outside the box.

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Soccer Player Skill Development

How to Become a Clinical Goal Scorer

In a previous blog I talked about natural goal scorers and some of the characteristics they have on the soccer field. I made a point to distinguish the difference between a natural goal scorer and a clinical goal scorer. In this blog I would like to talk about the characteristics of clinical goal scorer and how you – with practice – can become a clinical goal scorer yourself.

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Soccer Player Skill Development

Become a Natural Goal Scorer – Yes You!

Scoring goals in soccer is very difficult. Because of the amount of players involved, the size of the field and the nature of the game, it is tough to find ways to put the ball in the net. For this very reason, fans and enthusiasts alike appreciate the game of soccer for its rawness. Games often finish with 1 goals scored if not at all.