Cor4 soccer: Player Development

Laws of the Game
Click for menu of FIFA's 17 Rules.
All players should know the laws of the game and play in the "spirit of the game" as intended.


The Offside Law

Click here for an Interactive explanation of the offside Law from FIFA.



Ball Skills & Feints
Descriptions & video clips of Feints to beat an opponent. Scroll down to index of moves and start practicing!! -You'll need one thousand "reps" at home.... another hundred tried in practice..... .....to see just one on game day, under pressure.- j.k. . ( from Strongsoccer.com )

TURNING FAKES:

1. Pull backs

2. Inside / Outside cuts

3. Stepover Turn / inside or outside takeaway

4. Shield Turns

5. Cryuff turn

6. Pull - Spin (half Garincha )

FAKES TO BEAT AN OPPONENT:

1. Lunge ( aka wiper, Dummy step move..)

2. Double Lunges

3. Fake Kick - Push Outside

4. Stepover

5. Scissor

6. Double Scissor

7. Half Preki

8. Full Preki

9. Matthews ( aka Inside - outside move or " Touch n Go " )

10. Fake Matthews ( Matthews with Lunge or scissor )

11. Reverse Matthews

BASIC SOCCER TACTICS & COMBO PLAY :
Animated Clips of Combination Plays

1. Wall Pass

2. Double Pass

3. Up Back and Shoot

4. Cut Back Pass

5. Layoff Pass

6. Midfield Layoff Pass

7. Overlap

8. Takeovers

9. Third Man Running

10. Thru Pass for a Cross

11. Thru Pass vs. Flat Defense

12. Thru Pass vs. a Staggered Defense

13. Lateral Passing for Shot or Penetration

14. Chip/Flick Pass