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

Old School vs "New Age" Indoor Soccer Training

admin - February 06, 2019
If Mikaela Shiffrin was developed by a "traditional" soccer coach, she would be told to "just put on those long straight skis and and hit the slopes like I did when I was learning to ski". You've likely overheard the conversations where soccer coaches are advocating that kids "just need to ...more
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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

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

Computerized Soccer Foot Skills

admin - March 08, 2018
Let's face facts... foot skill drills get neglected because kids find them boring. But we also know that foot skills translate directly into better players. So the trick is to get the kids to practice their foot skill drills in a way that's fun and challenging which is what our new SocrLabs ...more

Soccer labs indoor training – nope? Soccerlabs indoor training – nope? SocrLabs indoor training – yup!

admin - June 12, 2017
Soccer parents and soccer players alike always ask us why we don’t spell “soccer” like everyone else. And we always tell them the same thing, “SocrLabs isn’t like everyone else so we don’t spell soccer like everyone else”. While “SocrLabs” might sound like “soccer labs”, there’s truly nothing ...more

The War On Winning

admin - April 19, 2017
Is it just me?  Am I a little over sensitive? Or have you also noticed the onslaught of articles, speeches and posts about the "hazards of winning"? Because I just don't understand it. Organized sports is all about winning. Winning is why kids join organized ...more