Technology helps academy’s efforts to develop young players

Technology is playing a growing part in the development of young footballers, says All Whites legend Ricki Herbert. The founder of the Ricki Herbert Football Academy says a rapidly improving range of applications and devices are boosting his coaches’ efforts … Read More

Get yourself a ‘heavy’ jacket and learn to leap

posted in: Coaching tips

Winning the ball in the air depends on good heading technique but you’ve got to be able to leap high enough to reach it first. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a goalkeeper or defender trying to cut out a corner, or a striker with a chance to score the winning goal, getting off the ground requires confidence and practice.