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10-types-of-finishes-the-best-strikers-have-mastered

To the uninitiated shooting, may seem rather simple: kick a ball towards the goal. In reality, there is far more to it than just that. The best strikers have a range of finishes in their repertoire, each used for very specific occasions. Top 10 Types of Finishes The following list will cover some broad types of finishes, detailing when and why you may choose to opt for them. 1.  ...

what-is-the-fa-level-1-course

If you're new to football coaching and looking to land your first football coaching job, your first step is to get your FA level 1 badge. The FA Level 1 Coaching Course is an introductory first course in the Football Association’s coaching pathway. The course was revised back in 2016 to fit the needs of the modern game. There are several reasons you might choose to start on the coaching pa...

5-important-attributes-the-best-strikers-need

Everyone loves scoring goals and there’s no position that is focussed more on scoring goals than a striker. However, there’s a lot that goes into scoring goals and there’s a whole lot more to being a striker than finding the back of the net. Here are five things you need to focus on to become the best striker you can be. 1. Finishing Starting with the obvious, all good strikers...

5-ways-the-sss-skills-tutorial-app-can-improve-your-childs-football-skills

The Samba Soccer Skills Tutorial App is our home for weekly skills and tutorials. The SSS app features skills from our upcoming football classes so kids can get a head start on next week’s session. Skills are split across four ability levels and each one follows a six-week coaching programme based on the style of a different Brazilian player.

football-skills-to-practice-in-the-playground

Every kid loves pulling off fancy tricks and skills and there’s no better place to try these out than on the playground with their friends. Whether your child is a beginner or a pro-in-the-making, there are skills for children of all abilities. The following article will outline a variety of skills that your child can learn and practise on the playground! Backheel There aren’t ma...

how-to-plan-football-sessions-for-children

Planning a football session for kids can seem daunting but it doesn’t have to be. The following article will provide a simple framework to help you plan a fun and engaging football session in no time. Warm Up Any good football session starts with a thorough . This isn’t anyone’s favourite part of football training but it is vital to avoid unnecessary injuries. Some stretching i...