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Ball Mastery and Foot skills

Photo by  Markus Spiske

Photo by Markus Spiske


If you are looking for some basic ball skill mastery for your younger teams, check out the linked videos.

You will find the following:

1 & 2. 30 ball mastery skills to incorporate into training.

3. basic dribbling skills individually and with a partner 

4. Dribbling in a condensed space.  This is a time to incorporate the ball mastery skills into a more realistic training environment with some pressure.  You can add a defender to this in a natural progression. 

5. Cone dribbling.  The goal is to increase the proficiency of dribbling in tight spaces.  

6. The 2 cone drill is for more advanced or older players working on ball control.

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Injury Prevention

Session warmup to prepare players for the training time.  Designed and proven to cut down on significant training injuries.  Below is a series of videos.


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Warm Up Activity

A warm up that includes exercise and mental training at the same time.  Tic Tac Toe is a blast to incorporate as a pre-session warmup.  As you begin training make sure players have the ball at their feet, but use this activity before training as players arrive or as a fun activity to recapture attention with younger players.  

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