General Soccer Performance Help & Advice

In this section, we use our expertise in performance and experience playing the game to lend you a helping hand with the beautiful game and give you soccer advice. Most of the tips here are the kinds of general things you might have always wanted to know.

We cover of everything from how to get a soccer trainer or mentor to how much professional and semi-professional players get paid. Scroll to see more articles below.


Amazing Transformation Stories: How 5 Players Changed Their Lives with Effective

Amazing Transformation Stories: How 5 Players Changed Their Lives with Effective

“After two days, there is a significant increase in my confidence” Gabe Quesada is a competent central defender at Indiana Wesleyan University. He was searching for a football training program that would give him the accountability and efficiency he wanted. Awarded the 2016 “Scholar-Athlete of The Year” at his college, Gabe says: “I wanted specificity that would bring measurable results in the shortest amount of...

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From United Reject to Superstar In 4 Years: The Evolution Of Paul Pogba

From United Reject to Superstar In 4 Years: The Evolution Of Paul Pogba

French midfielder Paul Pogba’s love for football began at the age of six when he started playing for local team US Roissy-en-Brie. His older twin brothers also had a similar love for soccer and made it a point to push each other to be the best athletes they could be. Paul spent hours and hours training with his brothers, who both play professionally now, his...

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Strength: 5 Things Every Soccer Player Needs to Know

Strength: 5 Things Every Soccer Player Needs to Know

Q: How do I find balance between Soccer and Weightlifting? This is one question that not many soccer players actually ask themselves. Why? Well, it is because most soccer players don’t realize that training outside the pitch is just as important as training on the pitch. Off the pitch training is essential if you want to increase your athletic ability and ultimately take your game...

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Snapchat: 100 Soccer Players (and Teams) You Should Follow

Snapchat: 100 Soccer Players (and Teams) You Should Follow

Here at Effective Soccer Training, we’ve scoured the web and created a list of over 50 soccer players and soccer clubs to follow on snapchat. You’ll see the best players from around the world with David Alaba, Douglas Costa, Gotze to Neymar, Fabregas and Lukaku. These snapchat football starts are from all leagues, Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga and even the MLS. A little self-promo...

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To The Youth Athlete I Was, And The Adult Athlete I’ll Never Be

To The Youth Athlete I Was, And The Adult Athlete I’ll Never Be

  It’s amazing how much an athlete’s passion grows when fulfilling it is no longer an option. This blog is originally published on The Odyssey Online and reposted with author’s permission. Follow Gina on Twitter.   It’s hard for people that have never fallen in love with a sport to understand the loss when it comes time to find new passions. But everyone can understand the pain...

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