Advice for young footballer

FOR YOUNG FOOTBALLER

ADVICE

Which sports are best for very shy kids or teens?

Which sports are best for very shy kids or teens?

Is your child scared of meeting new people or of speaking out in a group? How can you stop them worrying about what other people think? Which sports could help them?

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THE LAWS OF FOOTBALL

So you think you know all there is to know about our number one sport? Come and join our team of fans and acquaint/reacquaint yourself with the laws of the game, which are forever changing.

The 5 benefits of football

The 5 benefits of football

We tell you the five benefits of football for body and mind.

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How to help your child choose their sport

Is it time to sign your child up for a new sport again? See our tips on how to find a sport they'll love.

The origin and history of table football

The origin and history of table football

The first versions of table football emerged at the end of the 19th century seeking to transfer the dynamics of a football match into a board game.

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Kids' football: How to help your child develop their football skills

It's not always easy to help your child work on their game. Whether you’re a football fan, a former player, a sports lover in general or a complete sportsphobe, we’ve got some advice that should help you out.

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"Help! My trainers stink!": 10 home-grown remedies

We cannot promise that your feet will actually smell good, because there is probably no such thing as a fragrant foot. But we have dug up a few home-grown tips that have already proved their worth.

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Football at home for children

Playing football is an experience for sharing with team-mates, so why not enjoy it with the best team of all: your family!

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Your child wants to be a goalkeeper. What can you do to help them?

So your little one wants to play in goal and you're asking yourself what kit and which gloves they need to stay safe. We've got lots of tips so you can help them in this key position.

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A little bit of history: total football

Today's full-backs attack just as much as they defend, while some centre-halves score more than ten goals a season.But football hasn't always been like that. I'll tell you about a time when defenders just defended and forwards did nothing but attack.

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Kids' special: Why play football?

Football is undoubtedly the most popular sport in the world. But why so much love for a round ball? Read on to find some answers that might interest you and your budding footballers.

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Kids' football: Cleaning and looking after your football boots

As a footballer, your football boots are your tools. Read on for four pieces of advice to keep your football boots in top shape and improve your chances next time you step out onto the pitch.

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Right/left-sided midfielder: how to get your positioning right on the pitch?

Are you a wide midfielder? We unlock the secrets of the position, your attributes and the skills you need to play in this position for your team.

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Is your child taking up football?

So what do you do if your child has just started playing the game? We've got some advice for you on what boots, bags and balls to buy.

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Kids' football: So your little one wants to play football in winter?

Playing football in winter is not always easy, especially for young children. It can be hard to motivate a young player to go out and train when the temperature is hovering around zero. Here's some advice on keeping them interested when it's chilly outside

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Scared of getting injured when football resumes?

So you’re missing your football and feel a bit like a smoker who’s just been told to quit (OK, maybe not, but you know what I mean)? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! Have you been waiting for months, telling yourself: “When football starts up again I’m going to play every day”? Then you need to be careful and make sure you don’t get carried away and risk picking up an injury when you get going again. Here’s some advice on what you need to do to stay injury-free when football starts up again (and it will, one day).

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Enjoying your training when the weather's bad

When the weather's bad and you can't play or train as normal, the coach has to come up with a plan B. How can you turn the situation into an opportunity by playing sports other than football? Check out our advice!

Healthy snacks mean healthy kids!

Healthy snacks mean healthy kids!

Parents are constantly concerned about their kids' diet, and at every stage of their development. What should I feed them? What should I avoid? What should I feed active children? or a fussy eater?

Football at home for children

Football at home for children

Playing football is an experience for sharing with team-mates, so why not enjoy it with the best team of all: your family!

Your child wants to be a goalkeeper. What can you do to help them?

Youth football: Your child wants to be a goalkeeper. What can you do to help them?

For some people the urge to keep goal comes at an early age. We've got some advice on how you can help your little one play in what's a very special position.

What are the benefits of futsal for 11-a-side football?

What are the benefits of futsal for 11-a-side football?

When you come from 11-a-side football, the physical impact is a real trump card for futsal, even though futsal has considerably developed in that area. The other way round, if you have played futsal for several years, there are plenty of benefits for the 11-a-side version.

Women's football at Kipsta

Women's football at Kipsta

At Kipsta, our products and services are designed to help you have the time of your life on the football pitch. We aim to support you as you train and play so that you can enjoy your passion for football to the full.

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Seven football games you can play in your garden

Football is a universal game and if you're lucky enough to have a garden, then you can keep on playing...

The benefits for kids of playing football with a lighter ball

The benefits for kids of playing football with a lighter ball

When you're young, it's not always easy to kick the ball in the air and to hit it like your heroes, which can be frustrating. It's a problem we've been working on at Kipsta. In this article, we explain to you the advantages of younger players using a lighter ball when they start playing the game.

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Junior Football: what makes a good team player?

"I'd love to play with them..." Has anyone ever said that about you in your football team? Here are the 3 things you need to become a good team-mate on and off the pitch.

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Work on your passes at home with your child (duplicate)

In this unique time, habits change. Looking for fun ways to train at home with your child or children? I've got what you need....

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The good things about being a substitute

You’re gutted! You're on the bench for the next game or, even worse, you haven't even made the squad. Don't panic! We show you the advantages of being a sub and how to come out stronger.

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Football: the perfect activity for my child during school holidays

School holidays are just around the corner, and you're looking for an activity for your child? Stop looking, we have just what you need….