Matt Smith Epic Soccer Training
The Best Way To Train For Soccer
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1. Drills are dead!
First off for the coaches let me clarify what I mean as a “drill”. If you have players standing around waiting for their turn to play you are just flat out wasting training time plain and simple. If you are working on offensive strategies then make sure your defense is off working on defensive strategies as well. read more...
2. Soccer Training is 90% mental.
Now this may come as a big shock to you but let’s think about the 9 seconds you have the ball on average per game. What are you doing the rest of the game. You are supporting, helping other players defend certain spaces of the field, and you are making runs into space. What do all these have in common? read more...
3. Soccer Practice versus Individual Practice.
While practice is great for team building and team chemistry, you have to make sure that you or your players are practicing individually if you want to sky-rocket their abilities to the next level. Think of soccer practice as a time to put all your individual efforts to use and get them game ready for game situation. I saw my soccer skills literally explode over the off season when I decided to do my own individual soccer training rather than join another club team. read more...
Don't be out there wondering how the other coach is driving his team to winning games each time. Stay ahead of him by working smarter