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Goal scoring - Technical player development

Goal scoring - Technical player development

The ability to score goals has defined the careers of some of the greatest players, however due to the combination of Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo seemingly breaking scoring records weekly, scoring goals is a skill taken for granted. A goal can be created by magnificent team play or by an individual moment of magic and can send a stadium full of spectators into a frenzy, in this article we will look at 5 ways to improve your finishing:

1)      Technique

2)    Understand the football

3)      Movement is the key

4)      Situational play

5)      The Types of finishing

Techne Global Supports the PE Pledge for Sheffield Primary Schools

Techne Global Supports the PE Pledge for Sheffield Primary Schools

This year Techne Global Sports has put forwards its support for the PE Pledge for Sheffield Primary Schools.  Many parents will not know about the PE pledge taking place in the city, so we have put together some information to help parents better understand what we are working towards achieving with our many partner schools in the city of Sheffield.

Euro league table - Round 1 (Techne Global dream team league)

After the 1st round of games have come to an end the Techne Global Sports dream team league makes interesting reading.  After the 1st week of games we see Andrew and his creatively titled EUROpefuls locked on 55 points with Vassiliki and their team Euro Vass, both are closely followed by our coach Jamie Asquith on 53 points and then two of our Techne Global Sports regulars Francis and Angus both have 49 points a piece taking them into joint 4th spot.  

After only 7 days of football the league already makes exciting reading! Keep posted as we regularly update you on each team and players progress throughout the Euro's.

Head coach decides on his Euro 2016 team

Omari Williams Techne Global Sports

Techne Global Sports coach Omari Williams (pictured) selects his Euro 2016 dream team (pictured below). Tell us what you think of his team?  We think he is sure to get big points with Ronaldo and Muller in attack and has made a bold decision picking Premier League and Manchester United youngster's Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial, but will the Manchester United young strikers get a much game time for England and France respectively? What do you think? 

Our Euro 2016 fantasy football league is just for fun and we have over 20 members taking part in the league this year including a team from Ruud Gullit!  Each week we will keep you posted on how the table progresses so keep posted for the latest movements this summer.

Omari Williams Dream team

Top 8 tips - A Parents Guide to Facilitating Child Development in Sport

Top 8 tips - A Parents Guide to Facilitating Child Development in Sport

The environment that they are subjected to affects their ability to develop to their maximum potential.

Techne Global Sports top 8 tips to developing children in sports will allow you to enable your child to develop in a fun environment allowing them to enjoy playing Sports for a lifetime whilst developing at a rate suitable to them.

#DEVELOP TECHNIQUE #MASTERTHEGAME

Article from: Callum Saxby, BSc (Head Coach at Techne Global Sports)

Benefits of Playing Small Sided Games in Children's Football

Benefits of Playing Small Sided Games in Children's Football

Small sided games are a proven way of coaching tactics and techniques to players, especially in their early years of the game. This seems like a modern way of coaching due to the non-traditional nature of it; however, this method has been practiced by coaches for decades.