Individual Training Part 2: Feint

Following up from Part 1 of Individual Training. In Part 2, we will learn on how to feint an opponent to gain some space. The purpose of feint is: To get the opponent caught off-balance To buy some space This post teaches on the second part: to buy some space. Watch the Feint in the video below.

Futsal: What is it ?

Futsal goes way back in 1989 in the Netherlands for the very first competitive World Cup holders. Lately, futsal grows as a sport in England and Scotland in the form of five-a-side football, according to FIFA. The difference between futsal and five-a-side football is that futsal is on the indoor surface whereas five-a-side football is on an artificial grass surface. …

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Ajax Academy in Amsterdam

The Ajax Academy in Amsterdam world famous youth academy, or perhaps better known in Holland as ‘De Toekomst’ Academy, which translates to ‘the future academy’, has very few competitors when it comes to producing world-class footballers. Located outside the Amsterdam Arena, the Ajax Academy in Amsterdam has a state of the art training facility with 7 full sized pitches. With …

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Adidas Super Sala 8 Review

The 8th generation in Adidas’ five a side futsal footwear range, the adidas super sala 8 has certainly evolved a lot since the first sala series that was released a few years back. The super sala 8 is mainly targeted at futsal / 5 a side players as a mid-range futsal shoe. The current sala range has two models available, …

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Player Profile: Zinedine Zidane Soccer Legend

Zinedine Zidane, also known as ‘Zizou’ is perhaps one of the greatest professional footballer to ever grace the game during the last decade. One of the very few players to have won every top national and club level honors, Zidane has been the footballing idol of many youngsters who’ve been following the game throughout his distinguished career. Zinedine Zidane’s Personal …

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Player Profile: Hristo Stoichkov

Hristo Stoickhov, notoriously known as the dagger embraced the world of football for the last decade along with the likes of Romario, Roberto Baggio and Jurgen Klinsmann. The Bulgarian made an impact to the Bulgaria national side in World Cup 1994 and Johan Cruyff’s “Dream Team” of Barcelona FC which made him European Footballer of the Year 1994. Background His …

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