SocrLabs - Mundelein Soccer Development Blog

The Curse of Missed Goals

admin - December 15, 2018
Ever notice how many times a player kicks th eball directly to the goalie? Espcially when they have plenty of time to line up the shot. Ususally the culprit is "target fixation" where you hit whatever you're looking at. When a soccer player is going to shoot, they need to ignore the ...more

What Others are Saying About Us

admin - December 13, 2018
SocrLabs has redefined what indoor soccer training shoud be and is giving youth soccer players the edge they need to be the best they can be.  If you're looking for the best indoor soccer in Libertyville or surrounding areas, then you need to take a look at the indoor soccer development ...more

Thanksgiving - Special "Micro-Group" Session

admin - December 07, 2018
This was a great group that just plowed through the workload in this special session over the Thanksgiving weekend. This is just a small portion of the things they did in this 2-hour program.more

Soccer Speed with Change of Direction

admin - November 21, 2018
Sprint hard, stop fast, change directions, move laterally and then sprint forward again... this is the speed every youth soccer player needs to achieve their full potential. Without this type of speed, your foot skills will matter less when you're looking at the backside of your opponent and ...more

Senaptec - Hi Tech Training Glasses

admin - November 15, 2018
Hi-Tech soccer training requires hi-tech tools to maximize the performance of youth soccer players. SocrLabs is always on the cutting edge of technology and curriculum to ensure your favorite soccer player is able to achieve the highest level possible.more

Soccer Speed - The 3 Step Sprint

admin - November 13, 2018
Soccer speed requires more than the straight line track speed somany people work on. You need to be fast in a straight line but you also need to be able to stop fast, cut fast, reverse quickly and do all of these repeatedly in a variety of combinations. more

The Futsal Fallacy

admin - November 11, 2018
Futsal is supposed to be fun and a great way to get more touches on the ball during the cold winter months when "real soccer" cannot be played outdoors... but is it the best way to improve your soccer skills? This controversial video reveals the truth about Futsal and why it's a complete ...more

I bet you're ready for indoor soccer now...

admin - November 09, 2018
Well, this is a surprise (said nobody living in Illinois).Snow and bad weather usually bring the kids indoors to train and "usually" this means they get the same training as they receive outdoors......but less of it, in small spaces, without the benefit of sunshine and ...more

Soccer Speed Ladders

admin - November 09, 2018
Faster foot speed equals better soccer players... it's a proven fact that evry soccer player knows to be true. SocrLabs indoor soccer training is one of the few places where you'll find this type of soccer specific speed training anywhere.more

3-Step Soccer Speed

admin - November 05, 2018
Winning more balls requires explosive speed in all directions and at SocrLabs, we focus on 3-step acceleration in a realistic manner. While straight line acceleration is important, it's less realistic in a soccer game because the game does not get played in a "straight line". It's why we ...more