Technical Corrections in Striking and Receiving the Ball

Technical Corrections in Striking and Receiving the Ball

The youth coach is the most important teacher of the game in our country. More important than the MLS coach, more important than National Team coaches, and more important than top-level college coaches. It is the youth coach who helps young players develop an appetite for the game and develop the correct technical and tactical habits. Two of the most common technical flaws young players have is the inability to receive a ball and the inability to drive the ball forward with accuracy and velocity.

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4 Stages of Technical Development

4 Stages of Technical Development

It takes a while to adjust to driving in the UK. You really have to think about it! I have learned that soccer players go through a similar process when learning a technique. Whether driving in the UK or learning the techniques of soccer there are four developmental phases which will need to be tackled.

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