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Learn Brazilian Agility and Ball Control

Brazilian Ball Control and Agility

This drill that I found while browsing YouTube is a good drill for agility, first touch receiving, and it looks to be very good for conditioning as well. 

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Myth: Drills Are Boring, Practice Games Are Fun

Myth: Drills Are Boring, Practice Games Are Fun

I found this tidbit on a now defunct soccer blog, and I wanted to preserve it. Basically he is making the argument that it’s not true that practices should utilize games not drills.

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To Drill or Not To Drill

Several players taking part in a soccer practice drill

Contrary to the popular opinion, a now defunct site called Soccer Squirrel had an interesting article on the value of drills for teaching soccer skills. In The Squirrel’s words, The dictionary definition for drill is “any strict, methodical, repetitive, or mechanical training, instruction, or exercise: a spelling drill.”

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The T-drill PLUS

Endurance, agility, and speed are key factors in soccer. The T-Drill is an exercise that develops all three. I also like to incorporate a little PLUS to help it develop soccer skills as well.

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