Drills of the Week Featuring Soccer Juggling Agility Course

Drills of the Week Featuring Soccer Juggling Agility Course

Here are 10 of the top soccer training drills from social media from the past week. This week's drills feature Soccer Juggling Agility Course from YFutbol, 7 Cone Drill from Cruz Coaching, Crawls + Med Ball Circuit from Lori Lindsey, 4 Cone Drill Featuring Dom Dwyer from Beast Mode Soccer, Drills to Improve Touch and Control from Progressive Soccer, Juggling Drill from Become Elite, 5 Skill Agility & Explosive Movement Combo from My Personal Football Coach, Split Squat Iso from Trainer Gorres, Foot Speed Training from Technē Futbol and First Step Quickness from AthleteFit.

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Drills of the Week Featuring Training Technical Efficiency for Soccer

Drills of the Week Featuring Training Technical Efficiency for Soccer

Here are your weekly top soccer training drills from social media from the past week. This week's drills feature Training Technical Efficiency for Soccer from YFutbol, Brazilians! from Become Elite, Lat Stretch from Trainer Gorres, 8 Cone Zig Zag Drill from My Personal Football Coach, 4 Cone Drills with a Twist from Beast Mode Soccer, Speed Ladder Exercises from AllAttack, The Y Drill from Cruz Coaching and Criss Cross Juggling from Technē Futbol. 

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Drills of the Week Featuring Shooting Progressions

Drills of the Week Featuring Shooting Progressions

Here are your weekly top soccer training drills from social media from the past week. This week's drills feature Shooting Progressions from YFutbol, Rapid Response Drills from Trainer Gorres, Work Across The Line, 1v1 & Shoot from My Personal Football Coach, Super Slide Reverse Lunge from Lori Lindsey, Juggle Ladder from Beast Mode Soccer, Sole Roll Cone Slalom from Sportsy and Pull-Back Line Drill from Become Elite. 

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Drills of the Week featuring Dynamic Toe Taps

Drills of the Week featuring Dynamic Toe Taps

Here are your weekly top soccer training drills from social media from the past week. This week's drills feature Dynamic Toe Taps - 4 Cone Drill from Cruz Coaching, a Reactive Agility Session from AthleteFIT, Back and Forth Drags from Technē Futbol, Acceleration/Deceleration Cone Drills from Trainer Gorres, a Buddy Drill from Beast Mode Soccer, Basic Coervers: Pt. 2 from YFutbol and more!

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Finishing In Tight Spaces

Finishing In Tight Spaces

Getting a shot off in tight space is dependent upon two primary aspects. First, you have to be able to create space…not a lot of space, but enough space to open up clear striking lanes between defenders. Second, you need to be able to quickly reposition your body (around the ball) into positions of power. Although this might not seem like much, it’s easier said than done.

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Are you spending enough time on your own to improve your technical skills?

Are you spending enough time on your own to improve your technical skills?

Gaining comfort with the soccer ball is the quickest path to a successful soccer career. There are a lot of options out there to get soccer drills and resources to train on your own. The repetition of the skill/technique will eventually lead to being able to perform it more efficiently and subconsciously. 

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What is "Soccer Intelligence" and how can you train it?

What is "Soccer Intelligence" and how can you train it?

I call it Soccer Awareness! This is the “thinking” part of the game; it’s the game of the MIND. The game starts in the head of the player and players must think more quickly and with better accuracy in decision making. Therefore soccer intelligence is based around players being able to identify their options BEFORE they receive the ball; and pick out the best option of hopefully several available to advance it; and maintain possession in the next phase of play.

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Movement Training and Early Specialization

Movement Training and Early Specialization

To be a confident, competitive, skillful athlete we first need to establish a very strong foundation in dynamic balance, rhythmic footwork and an understanding of how to quickly reposition the body to gain a competitive advantage. Coordination is key to mastering any skill, and many young players are lacking this foundational component of sports mastery. 

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Gillian Campbell: Eager to Grow Her Game

Gillian Campbell: Eager to Grow Her Game

Gillian Campbell, 16 year old Midfielder from Lewisville, TX, plays for FC Dallas Soccer Club. She has been playing the game since she was four years old and has big goals for her future playing career. We asked her questions about her individual training habits and what she's looking forward to most at the camp this June 12-14 in Powder Springs, GA. Here are her answers. 

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Why Yael Averbuch is the image of Amplified Soccer Athlete

Why Yael Averbuch is the image of Amplified Soccer Athlete

Energy, Passion, Determination and Hard Work! These adjectives describe Yael Averbuch and are feelings evoked in the image that adorns the main page of our website and the cover of the first issue of Amplified Soccer Athlete magazine.

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Beast Mode Soccer is Changing Individual Soccer Training and Everyone is Taking Notice

Beast Mode Soccer is Changing Individual Soccer Training and Everyone is Taking Notice

David Copeland-Smith is part of a new generation of skills specialists, alongside others like Scott Moody/AthleteFIT and Chris “Trainer” Gorres that are becoming their own training brand while changing the way that individual athletes take their game to the next level outside of the standard team and individual training

For those aspirational athletes looking to get ahead, they have to work harder and smarter than ever before and this is where David and Beast Mode Soccer get involved. It’s rare that someone embodies their brand as much as David Copeland-Smith does with his training program/philosophy, Beast Mode Soccer. However, David is one of the hardest working people you will ever meet and athletes wanting to work with him need to be ready to match him.

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From the Magazine: Skills and Drills

From the Magazine: Skills and Drills

In the complete video of the moves, there are 12 essential drills that will get you used to using all the major parts of your feet: Inside, outside, laces, and sole. Not only do they get you comfortable using these parts of the feet, but they aim to get you able to 'manipulate' the ball as you want when it is at your feet. Think: pushing, pulling and rolling as opposed to just kicking. You should aim to make these drills an integral part of your individual technical development plan, as the ability to control the ball at your feet is a huge cog in the wheel toward becoming a 'complete' soccer player.

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Lateral Progressive First Touches

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Internationally recognized as a leading figure in individual technical development, David is seen as a long-term thinker and visionary, determined to bestow a phenomenal work ethic on the next generation of soccer players. Following his success as a field presenter at the 2014 NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, David has continued to grow Beast Mode Soccer into the go-to technical training system trusted by prominent player’s of the United States Women’s National Team, the United States Men’s National Team, Major League Soccer, English Premier League, National Women’s Soccer League and countless leagues in Europe. Based in Los Angeles, California, David Copeland-Smith created Beast Mode Soccer in 2010 as a training system to help guide players’ technical development and to instill a proactive, progressive mindset of self-reliance and personal accountability within his clients. The result? The creation of a training culture that has attracted the likes of countless collegiate, professional, and international players such as Alex Morgan, Landon Donovan, and Ali Riley and the publication of an award winning at-home training guide to direct players with their technical development while they’re on their own. David’s mission for Beast Mode Soccer was further publicized by his on-field presentation at the 2014 Western Canada Soccer Showcase, where his session, “Creating the Self-Reliant Soccer Player” created a buzz amongst attendees and helped David continue to expand his reach beyond his Los Angeles base. Whether you are a youth club player looking to raise your game to the next level, a collegiate or professional athlete looking to fulfill your playing potential, Beast Mode Soccer will be your guide to help you fulfill your goals.