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by Pokerized
03 Sep 2006, 01:00
Forum: Skills
Topic: My training anger
Replies: 12
Views: 2790

Remember though, the ball can't get hurt, but it can die. Don't kill your ball.
by Pokerized
02 Sep 2006, 23:20
Forum: Skills
Topic: The ultimate drill for increasing finishing
Replies: 69
Views: 36905

Just letting you know that I've been doing this drill for 2-3 weeks now, and it's helped tremendously. I'm now the best penalty kick taker on my team, and while that's not much of an accomplishment for anybody, it's a large improvement over my shooting before I started doing this drill. Thanks a lot...
by Pokerized
28 Aug 2006, 02:14
Forum: Fitness
Topic: How many miles for
Replies: 9
Views: 2583

my bad, well 6 miles in 40-42 mins is good. I agree with that standard. Although most high school varsity players can't maintain that pace for that long, to be properly prepared for an 80-90 minute game you should be able to do that. I could maintain that pace for about 2 miles, but I'm sure that b...
by Pokerized
27 Aug 2006, 20:07
Forum: Fitness
Topic: How many miles for
Replies: 9
Views: 2583

A-man147 wrote:my bad, well 6 miles in 40-42 mins is good.
6 7-minute miles in a row? I doubt anyone on my Varsity team could do that...that's pretty intense. Are you sure you didn't mean 48 minutes?
by Pokerized
26 Aug 2006, 22:51
Forum: Skills
Topic: Thrillboy's Guide to 1 vs 1 with goalkeeper
Replies: 15
Views: 4084

It's a good guide but you should really tell us in what situations to use each of these.
by Pokerized
23 Aug 2006, 16:47
Forum: Community
Topic: Tryouts are today!
Replies: 13
Views: 317

I will. I've accepted JV now, and it's pretty fun so far (no games, but practice is cool). Now all I have to worry about is whether or not I'll be captain. We vote on our captains, so it can turn into a popularity contest instead of choosing captains based on who's really the best. I'm also looking ...
by Pokerized
21 Aug 2006, 22:45
Forum: Community
Topic: Tryouts are today!
Replies: 13
Views: 317

XD

One of my older friends with whom I tried out with (We're about equal in skill) said I should just take the ball all the way up the field whenever I get it. It's great having friends that make you feel good about your abilities.
by Pokerized
21 Aug 2006, 17:17
Forum: Community
Topic: Tryouts are today!
Replies: 13
Views: 317

I had my first practice today. Me and my friend who got bumped down from Varsity scored the only goal in our scrimmage (I took the corner, he put it in). I had perfect penalty kicks, and I put some moves on one of the worse players. Let's just say it wasn't that hard to get past him, but when I did ...
by Pokerized
18 Aug 2006, 16:26
Forum: Community
Topic: Tryouts are today!
Replies: 13
Views: 317

So yeah, I didn't make it. I got put on JV, and instead of me, the coach took 3 players who are MUCH worse than me and put them on Varsity, merely because they're older. Seniority strikes again, my coach is going to regret taking them eventually.
by Pokerized
17 Aug 2006, 18:31
Forum: Community
Topic: Tryouts are today!
Replies: 13
Views: 317

Oh, I have been training hard. I've worked my ass off to get good enough for Varsity level playing.
by Pokerized
17 Aug 2006, 16:32
Forum: Community
Topic: Tryouts are today!
Replies: 13
Views: 317

Today was, in my opinion, better than yesterday. I played to almost my full potential, which is just as good or better than most other players on the team. I've learned that I'm in better shape than 3/4ths of the people who are trying out, which is a plus. Today the coaches evaluated us on our abili...
by Pokerized
16 Aug 2006, 18:06
Forum: Community
Topic: Tryouts are today!
Replies: 13
Views: 317

Well, we just got done the first day of tryouts about 30 minutes ago. I did very well if I do say so myself, but there are 22 people trying out for Varsity and it would be hard for my coach to really judge how well I can play without seeing me scrimmage or seeing me play personally. All I can hope i...
by Pokerized
16 Aug 2006, 13:10
Forum: Community
Topic: Tryouts are today!
Replies: 13
Views: 317

Tryouts are today!

So, in half an hour I'm going to leave for Varsity tryouts. I'm a year younger than everyone else, which puts me at a SEVERE disadvantage because my coaches choose players based much on seniority. That is, the older players get first places on the team. Good news is, there is one really bad Junior a...
by Pokerized
15 Aug 2006, 16:55
Forum: Skills
Topic: unfancy moves
Replies: 5
Views: 1959

Scissors, lunges, and just kicking it around them aren't that fancy I guess...
by Pokerized
15 Aug 2006, 16:53
Forum: Skills
Topic: help practice routine
Replies: 3
Views: 1206

There are lots of stickies on this site that can help you set up a good soccer routine. If the stickies don't give you enough ideas, the Soccer Q&A on this site can also help.