When most people think of the term “contact sports,” the first thing that comes to mind is probably football. But what about fútbol? Soccer is indeed a contact sport, and anyone who is into the game is fully aware of this fact — and so are the trainers at our soccer classes near Newtown, PA.
After reviewing the infographic below on injury prevention, take a look at three of the most common soccer injuries, and the immediate steps you should take if you wind up hurt on the field.
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The start of the spring season will be here before you know it, so the time for young strikers to start upping their game is now. Total Soccer teaches our players all the most important physical and mental tricks to improve their game and lead their team to victory through our soccer lessons in Montgomery County. If you want to take your game to the next level and start putting more points on the board, use these tricks we teach our players the next time you’re face-to-face with your opponent’s keeper.
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There are few things more depressing than a soccer net covered in snow and icicles. The end of soccer season is always a sad time, but look on the bright side — while everyone else is relaxing and losing their touch, you can use this opportunity to sharpen your skills indoors.
3 Ways to Practice Soccer Indoors During the Winter
These three exercises are likely nothing new for athletes in Montgomery County who have participated in our private soccer lessons. But they will help you stay sharp, nonetheless, so take advantage of the indoor spaces you have available and give these a shot:
Juggling is a crucial skill that all soccer players should master. But you shouldn’t mindlessly kick the ball around without a plan — focus on improving the softness of your touch, and practice with your weak foot as much as possible. By the time it’s warm again, you may no longer have a weak foot!
Soccer tennis is exactly what it sounds like. It can be played on any rectangular court, and you can use chairs as a “net” if you don’t have a real one to divide the court. Like tennis, points are awarded to players who get the ball to bounce twice on the opponent’s side. However, like soccer, you are not allowed to touch the ball with your hands.
Soccer “wall ball” should not be confused with other forms of the game in which players throw the ball with their hands. In the context of soccer, wall ball is an excellent way to soften your touch. The game is played by kicking the ball off the wall, gaining control of the ball with a touch, then kicking it against the wall again. You can even invite friends to play with you and create rules for competitive wall ball, if you’d like.
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From advanced training drills for adults to soccer classes for kids, our Montgomery County training facility is equipped to handle all skill-levels. If you or a family member would like to sharpen their skills and learn from our experienced soccer experts, call us today to learn more about our training programs.
At Total Soccer’s soccer clinics in Montgomery County, PA,, we teach players a wide range of technical skills during thorough training sessions and drills. Many of the more advanced techniques that we instill into rising high school and college athletes require a deep foundation of base-level fundamentals. Aside from basic dribbling, passing, shooting, and blocking skills, there are a few fundies that have more to do with will-power and philosophy than physical abilities and in-game tactics. Let’s take a closer look at four of the most important tips for young soccer players to hear from parents, coaches, older players, and other role models.
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Total Soccer’s training programs are designed for standout student-athletes who view the game as more than a seasonal hobby. Because, for us, soccer is a way of life. Our soccer lessons have made Montgomery County soccer leagues more competitive since 2002. We’ve accomplished that by instilling a fearless mentality and versatile skill-set into our students. In the list below, you’ll find three fundamental skills that our coaches encourage all soccer players to build on before the season starts.
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