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Welcome to "Gaining the Edge" a new section of the website featuring tips and terminology of soccer for players of all ages to learn.

 

Crossing: Crossing the ball is when a pass is done in the air across the front of the goal.  It is typically used to set up a shot on goal.

 

Man-On:  When a player is marked by an opposing player it is important for a teammate to yell man-on so they are aware of their surroundings.

 

Give and go:  A series of passes where one player acts like a wall for another player to pass off of to get around a defender.  Here is an example of a give and go drill https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYtmeiaF1wM