Soccer beginners in the 3- to 5-year-old group must learn how to dribble, pass and shoot. They also must get a handle on the basic team objectives: advancing the ball on offense and taking the ball away on defense. Drills run as fun games are more likely to hold the …

Because success in football is so heavily dependent on the athleticism of the athletes, the drills included in football tryouts are heavily focused on measuring each potential player¡¯s athletic abilities. A comprehensive football tryout will include drills to measure speed, agility, lower-body explosiveness and sport-specific skills. The shuttle run measures …

While they speak English, our British friends across the pond have some very different ways of saying things. Below is a little guide to some American terms and their British equivalents. CONTRIBUTING WRITERS: Helen Davies, Marjorie Dorfman, Mary Fons, Deborah Hawkins, Martin Hintz, Linnea Lundgren, David Priess, Julia Clark Robinson, …

The popularity of soccer has boomed in the United States in recent years, prompting the rest of the world to ask, “What took you so long?” Major League Soccer is gaining attendance and youth and adult leagues are sprouting up like grass on a pitch. And thanks to strong showings …