I’ve been in this game for years and when I speak with other players or coaches about youth and coaching, I always get the same ole lackey responses.
“We must teach first touch!” “We must coach dribbling skills!” “Speed is so important in the modern game!”
Well ok, when teaching the game all of those are important and my colleagues are genuinely correct. But, how I see it, “vision” is by far the most powerful skill! Now let me explain why.
There are some fortunate souls who are born with the innate skill of good vision. However, the rest of us need to cultivate and really work on forming this skill. Just like any other skill be that, speed, dribbling, passing etc. You should also work on your vision. Here are some ways to Improve your Soccer vision.