SocrLabs - Mundelein Soccer Development Blog

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

Explosive Speed Training for Soccer

admin - November 03, 2018
Standard training is what everyone else is doing and it works... to a point. If you want to get an edge on the rest of the soccer players in your area, you need to do more and you need to use better technology to give you that edge. The indoor soccer training center, developed exclusively by ...more

Some days are fun days

admin - November 02, 2018
When the kids have games the next day, it's important that they arrive with "fresh legs" so we back off of the fatiguing workload. We change the curriculum to focus on other skills building items that help their game but ensure they arrive to the pitch ready for peak performance in the game.more

Is Your Soccer Training "all wet"?

admin - October 24, 2018
The "standard" outdoor & indoor soccer training in Libertyville is basically like the outdoor and indoor soccer training everywhere... and that's really the problem!To create really good youth soccer players, it's critical that they receive great technical skills training or everything ...more

2 Footed Soccer Development

admin - October 05, 2018
Soccer players need to be proficient with both feet so we work on drills like this one where the player has 2 lights and needs to use his left foot for one and his right foot for the other. 2-Footed soccer, 1-touch reaction and effective trapping and turning all built into one exercise.more