Inflate Your Soccer Ball: How To Soccer Video

 

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In Inflate Your Soccer Ball: How To Soccer Video, Athens Soccer Academy–http://t.co/5sRGABRE  demonstrates the method of inflating a soccer ball with a standard ball needle and pump. This method sometimes involves wetting the needle.

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How To Soccer: Ballwork Skill 1A Video

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In How To Soccer: Ballwork Skill 1A/1B Video, 
Athens Soccer Academy–http://t.co/5sRGABRE instructs and demonstrates the “pullback V”, using the sole and outside edges-1A, and the sole and inside edges of the feet-1B.   Ballwork is a tool to build touch, control, confidence and skill. You can also watch this video as a condensed progression of what it takes to develop your game. Work at home, and skills will come.

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Athens Soccer Academy Promotional Video

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  In this Athens Soccer Academy Promotional Video, Academy youth and adults, men and women show their game
 
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Referee Assessment Report 1–Indoor Soccer

 February  2011

Referee Assessment Report
–THE LITTLE THINGS

 

Overall the assessors were very pleased with the officiating from week #1; yet there are some consistency issues we need to sort out. This week the theme is the little things. I hope you never fully appreciate the ways that something small can generate huge headaches in a game. Something as small as not securing a net to a goalpost can confound the game, turn the match environment from placid to red hot. This item shows up on the League Opening Week’s list of items we need to clean up.

Tip: Taking care of the little things eliminates bad situations which are avoidable.

1) Goal nets Checking the goals should be on the list of game duties so go ahead and pencil that in after the coin toss and before the kickoff.  Let me paint the picture for you…the goal nets look good but are not secure in two places, closer inspection would have revealed that the two clips around the corner are missing…Minute 41, score tied, shot appears to go wide of goal but ends up (somehow??) in the back of the net… see what I mean abouta mess and how this can be avoided? Check the goals.

2) Shinguards were missing from players on both courts.  We
overheard a player say the ref told him he didn’t need them.  It is in
my version of the rules that players are required to wear them.  So
please make sure we all understand.  Go ahead and pencil in another item on the duties list: shinguards are required equipment to be checked before kickoff. Check the players.

3) Use your mechanics to indicate your calls (i.e. point to the spot for a goal).
Sometimes we want to verbalize all calls; you are better to
verbalize what you need to when you need to. For example a ref said
aloud “goalkick”. Yet this was clearly from habit, because the ref
then properly administered a goalkeeper distribution. So we look less credible when we don’t need to say anything and we do.

Also, if the player expects a foul to be called  and you don’t have one to give, tell him so that he can focus on the game. So you’d say, “keep going,,, nothing there,,, keep working…”, and the player may not agree with you, but he will understand you saw the contact and deemed it not a foul…
the whistles after goals are not required.

4) There was a collision between a keeper and an attacker; it was
intense as they were both moving at high speed laterally. The
referees determined there was no foul as the goalkeeper had left the
penalty area and allowed play to continue as the goalkeeper lie on the
ground. When the ball left the playing area the referees whistled for
play to stop and converged on the spot of the collision. The
Officials checked with the players visually and verbally before
determining both players were OK and eager to return to play. This is
an example of excellent officiating
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5) On one end of the field a goalkeeper inadvertently left the penalty
area and didn’t get a two minute penalty and on the other end of the
same field a goalkeeper did much the same thing and did get a two
minute penalty. Tune in to your partner’s world and use the game
stoppages to converge and discuss situations. This will aid in
consistency.

6) DFK outside of penalty area: There was a foul just outside the
penalty area. The referee whistled for play to stop and briskly moved
to the position of the foul to indicate the spot was not within the
area. This is an example of excellent officiating.

7) Whistle variation: Use your whistle well. Most minor fouls require
a short blast conveying a civil tone. That blast becomes unnecessary
on balls obviously out of play. Save your whistle for when you need
it. When you need it, use it. So when the match tone has become
uncivil, your blast becomes stronger and sharper. For a misconduct
infraction or ejection the whistle blast should connote your
displeasure with the actions.

8) Tighten up calls last 4 minutes: Certain games become alive only in
the last four minutes, then they catch you napping. Use the final four
minutes to guard against anything from interrupting your good game.

9) Clock stoppages: We need to come to some clear understanding of
which situations stop the clock and which do not. I propose we do not
stop the clock unless there is apparent need for medical attention.
The Final minute of the match would be exempt from this.

Big Noises Small Spaces!

Thursday Training: Girls Came Hungry
IT GETS LOUD IN A GYM
Coach Sam and I saw both teams tonight, and they both came hungry after coming off of a string of defeats in tournament games. I wonder what is exactly going through their minds, and if they believe they can win after the weekend of playing teams with more experience and tenacity. I had an expectation that tonight, some girls would not show.
Two Girls were away for academic reasons which meant we had six. I had spun the fold-a-goals along the bleachers across from the stage sitting side by side to give a large face — you can reference the soccer terms in this article by following this link– and so that we had a surface to strike against that could replicate the rebound the boards have at elite, where we play our games.  We sat the girls on the stage and talked to them after doing ball magician-ship 101–http://t.co/5sRGABRE. They were facing the two goals which were set directly behind the coaches as we spoke.  The stage was set. 
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 The Session

I placed three cones at the top of the lanes then told the girls that “this is where we lost the game”. It would have been hard to get anyone to disagree seeing that this area comprised the area where teams score, but that was precisely, half-the-point.
We needed to step in front and own the ball on both ends. We need to defend. We need to score.

These girls had played their hearts out. The teams to whom we lost generally deserved to win, but we deserved some goals, and we needn’t give up the easy goals to these teams.  As I ponder this training session, I understand all that we missed today, and that goalkeeping will have to happen in a follow-up session.

Tonight we focused on crashing the lanes, beating the opponent to the first touch, defensive clearing, and finishing. The gym was loud, and if I can get the pics and the video to load, I can post it here, but imagine two girls racing forward to the expanse of two tandem goals, as their teammates crash balls off of the bottom rung of wooden bleachers to rebound out in front of goal. The defender is looking to clear the ball to either sideline as she is running full-on toward her own goal, and the attacker is bursting headlong to glean a touch, just a touch to spin that ball on frame.

We had no keeper in there, though Sam jumped in at some point, I wouldn’t want to be in there. So any touch on frame was likely a goal. The girls enjoyed scoring and enjoyed defending against each other. They enjoyed, I think, the hitting of the ball. I think they heard that message from their coaches that they needed to be stronger, and they responded.

The Girls who were serving were sending these low and hard balls in front of goal. That would be the first bang. then the attacker would get her touch, sometimes a driven ball, and those shots would slam off the wooden bleachers so loudly that the gym was intense. The attacker would take as many as eight services at a time before the two would rotate roles. The “cauldron of competition” I had read about was coming alive. When the girls would rotate out to serve, they walked by me; I saw subtle smiles and heard that they had their heart rates up. We felt the part of perfect coaches tonight. Our girls left motivated to play better in a month.

As I left the gym, I joked with Sam-o that we could have an all night soccer fest slumber party for all of the Athens Soccer Academy teams.  That was a joke, right?  Sam said it would change things if anyone thought the gym were Haunted.

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How To Soccer: Chipping Notes

Chipping Notes

Hey Coach, I see players from the United States National Team kick a ball 60 yards in the air and it lands right on the teammate’s foot.  My kid rarely kicks the ball in the air, any suggestions?

Coach: Chipping is a technique.  The chip is what the golf club can do well but the pool cue typically cannot.

 Chipping takes careful practice with the ball, and time to learn, but there are some helpful hints to keep in mind.  First it helps to understand what chipping is all about.  Though there are different types of chipped balls, the idea is to loft the ball high and have it fall to the ground in just the right spot.  Sometimes defenders chip balls over the opposing defense for their teammates to run on to. Many Corner Kicks involve a type of chipped ball.  The chip is also a way to service a ball, or to set up a teammate for a one-touch shot on goal.
  
A chip is a wedge that strikes into the bottom of the ball, causing it to jump up and away.  The ball should climb quickly and should arch across the space to where it lands.  The highest point in flight should be roughly midway between you and where the ball lands. While the ball is in flight, look for a backspin from top to bottom.  This spin and the fact that the ball falls almost vertically to the ground, sometimes gives the chipped ball a stopping effect.

Some things to keep in mind while making your foot into a wedge.
1) Approach the ball at an angle
2) Support foot (the one you stand on while your other leg is doing the kicking) is about an arm’s length away from the ball.
3) The effect of #2 above is that the body and the leg will approach the ball at an angle to the earth, the sharper the angle, the more loft to the chip.
4) The toe is pointed down, and the ankle (as always) is locked.
5) Take big steps
6)Take a good back-swing with your kicking leg.
7) Strike the underside of the ball.
8) Foot Striking Surface is hard wedge-like bone (See, we were born to chip) along the inside of the laces.
Practice with a partner.  Chip over a small structure (garbage can, recycling bin, not your neighbor’s rose bush).  Start 40 yards apart.  As you get better you can chip over higher, non-breakable structures.  You can hone your technique and you will build awareness of where the ball will land.  You will be able to send a ball sixty yards or twelve in flight and have it land on a dime or on your teammate’s foot.
         
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How To Soccer: Spin and Fire–YouTube Link– Athens Soccer Academy

  Spin and Fire–YouTube Link

 http://youtu.be/hdP5u_8ddes

   In How To Soccer: Spin and Fire, Athens Soccer Academy instructs and demonstrates the “spin touch”, before firing at goal.  If you would like to watch more How To Soccer Videos, visit Athens Soccer Academy on YouTube-http://goo.gl/S2jKn
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How To Soccer: Spin and Fire

How To Soccer: Spin and Fire

In How To Soccer: Spin and Fire–http://youtu.be/hdP5u_8ddes Athens Soccer Academy-goo.gl/dJ5Qd instructs and demonstrates the “spin touch”, before firing at goal.  If you would like to watch more How To Soccer Videos, visit Athens Soccer Academy on YouTube-http://goo.gl/S2jKn
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How To Soccer: SkillBall Touchwork

PrintHow To Soccer: SkillBall Touchwork

In How To Soccer: Skillball Touchwork- http://t.co/y19Ub1OgN5 Athens Soccer Academy.com-goo.gl/jLCzJ shows two ways to train at this ball skill. To Learn this Skill, inflate your soccer ball and allow 2-3 bounces between touches.  Athens Soccer Academy will upload a “How To Soccer: Inflate your Ball” Video, so you will know exactly how to prepare the ball for the best bounce).  Send video responses doing any How To Soccer Skill for a chance to win a SkillBall from Athens Soccer Academy.
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Funny Races: Coaches’ Contest

Funny Races: Coaches’ Contest

In–http://youtu.be/7wRF1llcs0s Funny Races: Coaches’ Contest, Athens Soccer Academy- http://goo.gl/S2jKn
You decide the winner as Athens Soccer Academy Coaches and two players run races. Green or ORANGE?  Type your Coaches Contest Winner in the Comment section below and Like, , Subscribe, Share.

How To Soccer: Ball Pick-Up Soccer Trick

PrintHow To Soccer: Sick Soccer Trick

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In Sick Soccer Trick Athens Soccer Academy-http://t.co/5sRGABRE shows how to raise the ball barefoot. If you would like to see more How To Soccer videos, funny soccer videos, or videos of live play, visit our YouTube page at http://t.co/5sRGABRE.

Funny Soccer Video: George Wins

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In Funny Soccer Video: George Wins, you will see Athens Soccer Academy-http://t.co/wYmz7im0 working with youth in 2012.

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Athens Soccer Academy YouTube Channel

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SOLOSOCCER Introduction Video

SOLOSOCCER Introduction Video.

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Trimble Asset

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The Trimble Community Asset Projectcan be found at:

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$100 pays for a day for 14 at-risk teens to play 3v3 soccer and learn to officiate each other .

My name is Tad Albano. I am a Professional Referee and a Referee Instructor with US soccer, and I want to share my expertise and passion with a group of teens in a small Ohio community.  I operate Athens Soccer Academy (www.athenssocceracademy.com), and I already know teens find 3v3 soccer thrilling. This community needs an asset right now, even more today as the prescription pill mills have taken their toll. Soccer is this community asset.

Our game calendar begins Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 and runs for six consecutive weeks.  Every $100 will fund one age group of (13) thirteen players for one day of games. $2400 would fund four age groups for all six weeks.

Trimble 3v3 Soccer Leagues

 The Leagues are recreational soccer leagues for thirteen (13) girls and thirteen (13) boys from the Trimble school community. The main goals of these leagues are to provide an alternate and aerobic activity and teach cornerstone values.  Participants will play multiple games, and interested participants will have the opportunity to referee their peers. 

 

The Leagues are created and administered by Athens Soccer Academy (ASA). ASA will administer all aspects of the league.

Athens Soccer Academy has been working closely with BridgeBuilders of Trimble, Ohio, a 501(c) 3, in efforts to implement the Promise Trimble Mission,

The purpose of the Promise Neighborhood program is to create a system of solutions to address the needs of the community. These identified needs must be addressed to see ALL children and youth in Trimble Township graduate from High School, enter college or another higher education path, and enter a career field successfully. This is called the Cradle-to-Career continuum of solutions.

— (http://www.promisetrimble.org/theproject.html)

BridgeBuilders will serve as the program financial liaison for Athens Soccer Academy.

The Trimble Leagues are 3 VERSUS 3, and competition is not the focus of the leagues

The Leagues’ aims are to facilitate a fun, safe, instructive, and communal environment. The Leagues are founded on the belief that communities can benefit from a structured non-competitive, athletic environment which encourages responsible decision making, volunteerism, and leadership.

Cornerstone Values

Honesty

Unity

Excellence

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How To Soccer–Get better As A Player; 5 Simple Ways

 Get Better As A Player: 5 Simple Ways

 If your player wants to play more soccer in games, have them engage in these activities on the off days.

 Learning to Train at Home

  If your player wants to get more time on the field for his or her team, have them engage in these activities on the off days, and watch as their confidence and skills grow.  A few minutes with the ball every other day will work wonders.

As a player, I grew up without any technical coaching until I began to travel to play on other teams and go to residential camps.  No kid in my neighborhood played soccer. Recreational league soccer was a drive across town, and you could not find a coach who had played the game. In my front yard, I had a goal made out of PVC, and in the back of the house a garage door that served as my kickwall.   At camps in Indiana, Illinois, and California, like in my front yard at home. I was alone.

So I grew up with a ball in my front yard and a goal made out of PVC pipes my father had constructed Without even a friend to kick to, no keeper, and no coach, I realized I had to find a few ways to become a better player without these advantages.

Watch a YouTube Video of a single player training to shoot: http://youtu.be/hdP5u_8ddes

My first step was to learn to juggle and breaking my record became my passion. I remember that early on, my record would increase by one, and it took a long time to get back as high as six, then seven, then nine. After I could get twenty or so juggles pretty regularly, my record pace accelerated. I would break my record by ten or twenty touches at a time. This was all mostly on the thighs, with some feet, and no bounces. The ground in front of my house was not smooth enough to allow juggling with a bounce. I had a paved driveway for that, and a special ball that had the cover torn off.

I remember summertimes when the World Cup was on, I would watch a half then run outside and juggle, dribble, shoot, and score. Then run back into the house to watch the next kickoff. I would spend days like this to get inspired by watching the game before I practiced in my front yard. Watch and emulate! Learn and copy what you see and like. But players who want to improve can work at these exercises for 30 minutes every other day for as long as they want to gain skills and confidence, for as long as they want to improve.
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Hint: Watch the game as much as you can learn to watch like a student. Focus on individual players when they don’t have the ball and when they get it. What do they do to get open? What do they do with their first touch? What did they accomplish with their possession? On game days Watch a game and focus on a player who plays your position.  Create a mental image of swerving a cross or settling a ball played from 70 yards away. I have won two championships as the final kicker in penalty kick shoot-outs, and I always had a mental image of my penalty kick.
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 5 simple ways

#1 BallTouch Exercises

Watch a YouTube Video of a BallTouch Exercise: http://youtu.be/J4Op9GxcPKg

Balltouch exercises involve rolling the ball using the various parts of the foot. These exercises can be learned while sitting in a chair.

 Eventually as skill and balltouch improve the player can learn to balance while controlling the ball underfoot.  After one month the entire skill-set will improve; confidence will improve; the kid gets better.

#2 Juggling 

Create a juggling challenge environment: Juggling with the feet and thighs with a bounce or without a bounce (start with 50-100 touches/session). Juggle until you have set a record higher than three. Continue every day to beat your record. Push your record setting. Ten will seem like an infinity until twelve is easy and so on. Spend time lifting the ball off the ground with your foot and start to juggle from the ground. Juggle with the head for 3 minutes of every session, bouncing it straight up with the forehead and pushing up slightly from the knees. Juggling became my summer hobby. I pushed to reach 100, and that involved many touches. Whether I attained that goal or not, I was getting better.

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#3 Cone Dribbling

Watch a YouTube Video of players doing Conework: http://youtu.be/dWcxpziRYyQ

Create a dribbling challenge environment: 5 minutes/day as many repetitions through a straight line maze as you can get without becoming dizzy. Space cones four feet apart for one week and slither through them, making soft, round turns rather than sharp angled cuts. Move the cones to three feet apart for week #2. You are looking to better your time, but also your control. Balancing speed and control is key. turning the “corner” in a tight close loop takes time to learn. Move the cones to two feet apart in week #3, and time yourself through the grid. Begin to put the cones in zigzag formations and produce sharper cuts to turn around the outside edge of the cones. Week four has the cones 1 foot apart, dribbling is between the feet, left to right, using the inside edge of the laces and the arch of the foot as well.

#4 Foot Squash: 

Create a footsquash challenge environment: I can think of no other name for this game, but I would kick the ball off of our garage door, which was roughly the size of a goal. On the occasions I would lure a neighborhood kid to play against me, we would play squash, essentially. trying to hit a shot your opponent can’t return. I would offer a three-touch restriction for the suspecting neighbor kid and a one-touch restriction for myself.

Even if you can’t find a neighborhood kid to play, kicking the ball off of a flat surface to have it return is an excellent way to develop ball control. Played alone, receiving the ball as it comes back to you simulates playing pass with a second kid.  This allows for the aspects of a) playing a ball properly  and b) “trapping”–as it was called then–or settling–controlling a bouncing ball and getting a good first touch. It is important that proper kicking is practiced, with the side of the foot or the laces.

#5 Learn to Shoot:

Watch a YouTube Video of Athens Soccer Academy Individual Training–Player Learning to shoot.–

I see many advanced players still do not shoot properly (driven ball), because they have never been taught, or they are afraid of stubbing their toe. Those residential soccer camps I mentioned in the intro taught me to learn to shoot on my own. That method informed me to teach kids to shoot. Athens Soccer Academy uses a modified version of that method to teach the proper mechanics for the instep drive.

Learning to kick with the laces involves learning to play a ball out of your hands, straight in the air, and developing the muscle coordination to transfer power from the kick at chest height to the shot with the ball on the ground. The soccer “shot” is known as the Instep Drive. A well driven ball is too rarely seen.  Players typically come at the ball with their toe at an angle, and will generate lift and loss of power dynamics.  Yet the instep drive is the basis for the shooter’s art.

Beyond the 5 Steps

Any of these five exercises are excellent on their own. Initiate all of these training exercises as homework for kids and allow time to notice a caliber shift. What can be accomplished in 30 days is reassuring enough to inspire the player to accomplish a year’s worth of technical growth in the off-season. These technical skills are the basis for player’s who create a huge impact. Technical skill is one’s own, forever.
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