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Why is mental sharpness as important as physical fitness when playing sports?

Sports are something people have loved to get involved with throughout history and they provide endless entertainment. Whether you like soccer or follow other sports like baseball or hockey, they always deliver lots of action and fun. They also bring fans lots of gossip, drama and stories! Finding ways to …

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“Intentional Nutrition” – Advice for Soccer Players

Your nutrition can make you or break you. This is particularly true as a soccer player, since the fuel and nutrients (or lack thereof) in your diet has a direct impact on your performance. Just as training, sleep/rest, mental preparation etc. all help prepare you for maximal playing, good nutrition …

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The Benefits Of Watching Soccer

  Whether you already watch a lot of soccer or are planning to start watching more, let’s explore the benefits that come along with cheering on your favorite teams and players. I got the opportunity to chat with USWNT and Manchester City center back Abby Dahlkemper, and she talked about …

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The Cost Of Individual Soccer Training

“You get what you pay for,” with at least ONE exception. That’s the beauty of individual soccer training–the basis for the career of the world’s greatest players, as well as those who develop a lasting love of the game. You may also be interested to understand Why Soccer Players Should …

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How To Be A Great Soccer Parent

Whether you play(ed) soccer yourself, are completely new to it, or fall somewhere in between, there are many ways you can help your player have a great experience through the sport. The Techne App is a useful guide for your player to spend time regularly practicing the skills necessary to …

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7 Ways to Become a FASTER Soccer Player

But being fast as a soccer player doesn’t just mean running fast. It means being one step ahead of your opponent in a variety of ways. Fast players think fast, act fast, and move fast with and without the ball. At Techne, we help you understand How To Train To …

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3 Types of Dribbling You’ll Need in a Game

Dribbling is one of the first and most important skills in soccer. It’s crucial to be able to move with the ball and change direction at any time. There are a number of different qualities that can make a soccer player a great dribbler. Recognizing when and where to dribble …

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