Learn How To Shoot The Ball With Sidespin

Learning to shoot with a sidespin is an essential skill that can be used in many different parts of the game. It’s not only for scoring but also for passing and crossing. In this video, I will teach you the critical steps to perfecting this skill.  https://youtu.be/QZQlLpdjAew   Shooting The Ball With A Sidespin Left … Read more

Learn How To Kick The Ball

A long ball is a kicking technique used frequently in a football game, and it is used for goal kicks and through balls to open defences. The key is getting the backspin on the ball to travel longer distances. To do this, I will go through the basic steps of how to do it below: … Read more

Learn How To Control The Ball

The best way to improve your control is through repetition. In this exercise, you will use the inside of the foot to hit the ball against the wall with one bounce in between every shot. This is a great way to start for beginners. More advanced players can use the laces (full instep).  https://youtu.be/5qosgbTaN80   … Read more

Learn How To Juggle The Ball

Juggling is an essential skill that helps develop your touch on the ball. It can often be exceedingly difficult for players to learn, but it is easy once it is broken down into simple steps to follow. https://youtu.be/D45Ug5M3T0E   Juggling the ball    In the video above, I demonstrate how to juggle the ball correctly. … Read more

Learn How To Run With The Ball

We learned how to pass the ball and understand the passing line in the previous post. Calculating your body’s position is essential to execute the pass correctly and consistently. In this post, we will learn how to run with the ball and its importance.    Learning to run with the ball using both feet is … Read more

Learn How To Pass The Ball

I know it’s been a long time since I shared my last post. The truth is that since the restrictions have been lifted, we have been flooded with new enquires and the waiting list to join my football programs has grown exponentially. Therefore, we’ve decided to share practical videos with some technical insights for all … Read more

Double Aiming System For Goal-Scoring (DAS)

Con Boutsianis explains the science behind Goal-Scoring and the ball movement

The Double Aiming System for Goal-Scoring© is something that I have been developing for the last 17 years. Sometimes, when we want to hit a particular target, our brain believes that we must solely aim for that spot. It is not the case because when it comes to shots that require extreme power, spin, and … Read more

From Community to Professional, this is my prediction for the winning soccer teams in the coming season

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The last 19 months have been incredibly challenging for everyone, including our soccer teams. Particularly here in Melbourne, where so far, we have been the most locked-down city in the World, and our players have not been able to train as a group or play any competitive games. Kids have been forced to online schooling and spent long hours glued to the screens catching up … Read more

Are You Giving Up Your Kid’s Soccer Dream?

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Hey,   If you are based in Victoria like me or NSW, you might feel that you are going through one of the most challenging times that in your life. I know it’s not easy, but we all have the responsibility to support our younger ones and motivate them to pursue their dreams.   Certainly, someday it … Read more

My takeaway lesson from Tokyo 2020

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Hi, this is Inma here. I am sorry to disappoint those expecting one of Con’s well-waited posts where he normally shares soccer tips. Usually, I am in the backline helping him to structure his endless knowledge. However, today I would like to share my takeaway lesson from Tokyo 2020 as it intertwines with two of my … Read more