Why Our Soccer Academy in Melbourne Stands Out from the Rest 

Football First

Are you searching for a soccer academy in Melbourne that offers top-notch training and a supportive environment? Look no further! Football First academy provides personalised one-on-one training, an exclusive methodology, and 20+ years of experience developing professional players. Find out why we stand out from the rest. Welcome to Our Soccer Academy in Melbourne! Calling … Read more

The Rise of Women’s Soccer in Melbourne: Empowering Athletes and Inspiring Fans

Women Soccer Cup 2023 Melbourne

In recent years, women’s soccer has taken Melbourne by storm, captivating audiences and empowering athletes in equal measure. With the Women World Cup 2023 being hosted in Australia the sport has continued to grow in popularity, drawing in enthusiastic fans and showcasing the remarkable talent of female athletes. From local grassroots teams to professional leagues, … Read more

The FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP 2023: The Origin of a New Generation of Female Players

FIFA Women's World Cup 2023

Hosting the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 in Australia has encouraged a new generation of girls to explore and enjoy this wonderful sport. In fact, we have received the highest number of inquiries from female players in the past few years compared to our 20+ years in business. At Football First Academy, we pride ourselves … Read more

10 Things You Need To Know About 1 on 1 Soccer Training

Every single footballer has a dream of playing overseas. We watch our favourite players displaying their incredible skills, and we desperately want to emulate them. Your vision may take you to the MLS, Spanish First Division, or the English Premier League. To accomplish that goal, we must consider the realities of becoming a professional player. … Read more

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