SocrLabs - Mundelein Soccer Development Blog

Scoring More With Better Shooting Targeting

admin - April 04, 2018
Too many balls hitting the posts, crossbars and going wide? There's a simple solution to getting the ball into the net and not bouncing off the metal posts... it's all about where you look and how you target your shots. The same reason that players shoot directly at the goalie is causing ...more

Open & Go - Soccer Speed in Transition

admin - March 31, 2018 - Simple speed drill to teach the kids to open up and use the correct foot receive the ball and push it up the field as quickly as possible.more

Faster Brain... Faster Feet

admin - March 14, 2018
Speed the brain and speed the body. Speed and agility training simply cannot reach it's full potentially if the brain is not trained to react at maximum speed.You'll see the hesitation that happens when youth soccer athletes start this type of speed / reaction training and then the lack of ...more

Indoor Soccer Foot Skills Development

admin - March 08, 2018
Young soccer players learning the fundamental foot skills needed to advance into premier players.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

Little Kickers Vernon Hills - The Real Story

admin - February 08, 2018
Little Kickers (Lil Kickers) in Vernon Hills is a new facility that teaches kids the sport of soccer but is it right for your child? Obviously, there are no 2 situations alike and what’s good for one soccer playing child is going to be different for another. Even at the different age groups, ...more

The Strong get stronger, while the weak are forgotten

admin - February 01, 2018
Every coach knows the simple math behind successful soccer players. The greater the number of touches on the ball, the better the player becomes. Certainly there are other factors involved, but it’s common sense that practicing more is going to create a better player than one that practices ...more

Disney 3V3 Soccer Champions

admin - January 30, 2018
Congratulations for winning GOLD in the prestigious 3V3 Disney tournament. I won't say I'm surprised because these girls work at an amazing rate in every practice - truly impressive athletes!more
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"Just a minute"

admin - December 28, 2017
When you respond with “just a minute”, it means you’ll reply or get onto the task immediately when you finish what you’re doing currently. When your kids yell out “just a minute”… well, that can mean a whole lot of things. At SocrLabs, when we talk about a “minute”, we’re talking about ...more

I admit it...we were ugly

admin - December 18, 2017
When we started SocrLabs a little over a year ago, we used only half the space we now have. The rest was filled with the items we were storing in the warehouse so when we fixed up the back half, we didn't "pretty up" the front half. When we opened the front half in the spring, things got too ...more