SocrLabs - Mundelein Soccer Development Blog

Sam Adds Her Name To The List

admin - February 09, 2019
Indoor soccer in the winter is the only way to get the development work in that's needed and SocrLabs in Libertyville is the best place possible for indoor soccer trainging. 2 goals and some grass? While others think that's all that is needed, we look at that as our starting point and build ...more

New Triple Digit Member - Charlie

admin - January 16, 2019
Its not easy to make it into the SocrLabs Triple Digit Club but with a little time and some hard work, even 9-year olds can make the cut.  Everyone agrees that getting the ball "off your foot" is a critical soccer skill, combined with consistent "shoulder checking", it makes for a soccer ...more

Senaptec Hi-Tech Training Glasses

admin - December 28, 2018
One of the great things about indoor soccer training is the controlled environment that makes it easier to train people but also allows for some scientic testing of new equipment. Without the controlled environment, it would be much more difficult to determine if tools like these Senaptec ...more

Kaitlyn Joins the Triple Digit Club

admin - December 22, 2018
Kaitlyn joins the Triple Digit Club - Congratulations! 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

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

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

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