Very thankful for those who have sacrificed so that we have the freedom we enjoy! I hope we all take some time to remember them on this Memorial Day!
We’ve got some great skills for players to practice this week as they continue to keep active during our time apart! We’ve got some individual skills with our regular skills video series, as well as some more interesting skills to practice (especially if you can find a big space/goal to work on free kicks!). For the full game link, I’ve gone back a year to the top European Women’s teams in the UEFA Champions League Final from 2018. There are 5 goals as well as play by a large number of players that were also seen in the 2019 Women’s World Cup!
Here are this week’s skills…
For our younger/less-experienced players:
For more experienced/advanced players:
More skills ideas…
If you would like another source for training ideas, check out Train With MLS Ball Mastery. They’ve got some good videos!
Here are a few more ideas for those who need a different challenge:
- How to curve the ball: Learn bending free kick
- Freestyle skills:
Full game to view…
This week, let’s take a look at last year’s European Women’s Champions League final between Olympique Lyonais & FC Barcelona. There’s even a former Portland Thorns player on the Lyonais team!
Don’t forget about the juggling challenge, and remember to take a look at our previous posts for some more skills challenges and ideas.