Category Archives: Training Tools, Info

Russell Wilson finds his MOJO with new parent coach app.

MOJO soccer coach app

A new mobile app backed by Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, former Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff and others is looking to become a singular, simplified destination for parent coaches and families of young athletes.

MOJO launched Tuesday as a “one-stop, coach-in-a-box” format that blends instructional know-how with technological ease. The goal is to make youth sports appealing for kids and parents, stem the tide of drop outs and build a business that taps into what makes youth sports fun.

Click to find out more and see if you can get your MOJO on too!

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Nutrition 101: How to Fuel Those Early Morning Soccer Practices and Games.

Best soccer nutrition for early morning practices and games

What’s the best way to fuel for early morning soccer sessions? The answer(s) can be found in this SoccerToday soccer nutrition column by sports nutritionist Nancy Clark.

Note: This post is courtesy of Code Four Athletics Soccer Uniforms, a Seattle area-based soccer specialty brand of soccer uniforms, soccer jerseys, warm-ups and soccer gear. Visit their online soccer store to see their entire selection of gear, or call toll free 1-888-411-3687. Thank you.

How to Be Good At Soccer

How To Play Soccer

Want to learn how to play soccer, or improve your current soccer skills? You have to start somewhere, and we think this How to Be Good At Soccer article is a great place to start!

From juggling, to passing to shooting, you’ll find a host of helpful soccer tips, drills and tactics. Enjoy!

Note: This post is courtesy of Code Four Athletics Soccer Uniforms, a Seattle area-based soccer specialty brand of soccer uniformssoccer jerseys, warm-ups and soccer gear. Visit their online soccer store to see their entire selection of gear, or call toll free 1-888-411-3687. Thank you.

New data on how to prevent soccer hamstring injuries.

hamstring injuries in soccer
Hamstring strains account for 1 of every 7 soccer injuries.

Research shows that hamstring injuries account for 1 out of every 7 injuries in soccer. Nearly 25% of players who injure their hamstring are likely to re-injure it. Recovery can take up to several months in some cases.

Given this data, we thought we’d share these new findings on how to prevent hamstring strains in the first place. Take a few minutes to read through it; you and your team may greatly benefit.

Tips For Taking Penalty Kicks

Hope Solo penalty kick The U.S. Women’s World Cup loss has shone the spotlight back onto one of the sport’s most controversial aspects: penalty kicks.

With that in mind, we encourage you to check out this helpful ‘how to’ article on penalty kicks, including viewpoints from several different soccer experts.

Can strength training improve soccer kick velocity or distance?

Playing a quality long ball is an important piece of the soccer performance puzzle. Add to that, the need for attackers to strike high-speed shots and it is easy to see that kicking velocity and distance are critical to success on the soccer pitch.

Soccer Player Kicking Soccer Ball

Plyometric training can improve soccer kicking velocity and distance.

Can this aspect of a player’s game be improved? Check out what researchers at the University of Nevada Las Vegas found out in this latest entry from The Science of Soccer Online.

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10 ways to improve your game away from the soccer field.

Soccer player juggling soccer ballSoccer training doesn’t have to end when you leave the practice field! There are many things you can do at home. From Yahoo! Sports Contributor Edwin Torres, here are 10 ways to improve your game while you’re away from the pitch.

Of course, when it’s time to hit the pitch, we selfishly encourage you and your team to check out our soccer uniform kits so you can properly showcase your skills!