Transferring to a different college in 2020 is an extremely complicated and difficult process if you play outside of the NCAA. Even with the implementation of the new transfer portal system in the NCAA, athletes still have very little knowledge of how to go about leaving their current institution and the rules/laws that surround transferring. This article will explain how the NCAA portal works, how to transfer to the NCAA if you play in another college league and how your eligibility is effected when leaving your current program.
For every footballer, cleats are the most essential piece of equipment you will ever purchase. You want boots that deliver excellent traction, support and feel of the ball. There are many factors to consider when buying boots that should be carefully evaluated before you spend hundreds of dollars at your favorite football store.
Getting cut from a tryout hurts. We have all experienced this feeling before. I have been rejected by dozens of clubs over the course of my career. Every footballer feels anger, sadness, frustration, or all three emotions in the days, weeks, and months afterwards. Getting cut from a team does not have to negatively impact your career. This article covers the steps you should take after you don’t make a football team to turn a “failure” into a positive experience.
Many footballer’s are forced to play positions they aren’t fully conformable or confident playing in. It can be difficult to understand which position best suits your style of play and your physical attributes. Many players will play multiple positions over their career and fail to master a single position. Having said that, it can be beneficial to have a diverse skill set on the pitch and be able to play 2-3 positions, however, it can also hinder your progression and development as a footballer.
Throughout my playing career in high school I constantly struggled with finding creative passes to play. I only saw what was directly in front of me and it wasn’t until my freshman year of college when I finally began to scan the field effectively. Being able to split the defense with penetrating balls takes a lot of practice, however, once you gain the ability to locate holes in the backline and midfield your style of play will improve dramatically. These are the best 4 tips to improve your vision on the pitch!