Soccer training videos can be a great instructional tool not only to the players who are looking to improve their soccer skills and performance, but also important for coaches, parents or sports mentors who are willing to improve their knowledge of sports. They can also rely on soccer training videos for their knowledge which they can pass on to their trainees. There are 3 distinct types of soccer training videos.
• Match soccer videos
• Educational or instructional videos
• And lastly, highlight soccer training videos.
Instructional videos or educational videos, instructional videos are helpful to coaches, parents, and players. Usually, these videos are shot on an empty field with just the coach and players present. They are especially good for young players or beginners who are yet to establish themselves in soccer. They tend to focus on the basics of soccer, so they will slowly and repetitively go through the exact motions necessary to teach all soccer basic skills. It could be dribbling, trapping, passing the ball, turning or ball shooting skills, learners watch then mimic the movement they see in order to master the skills on display. As noted before, they are very good for players who are starting off in soccer.
Highlight videos, these types of soccer videos are mainly meant for entertainment and inspiration. Usually, they show short video clips of the best players in the world like Lionel Messi or Cristiano Rolando often doing unbelievable moves, scoring ridiculous goals, or even just displaying individual eats of brilliance. These types of videos are more of inspiration videos as opposed to training, they inspire player to want to train extra hard so that one day they will have to perform such marvelous moves. The highlight soccer videos are very entertaining to the eye so for the individuals watching them they will definitely create more love for the game.
Match videos, these types of videos can be used as entertainment videos or training videos, it all depends on how you watch them. Typically, they are a replay of a full match played before. To use them as training tools players need to pick players in the video who either play the same position as theirs or play the same style as theirs. They will then follow them keenly throughout the 90 minutes, the key things to look for in the entire play time is their movement off the ball, the way they make their decision depending on the side of the field they are and lastly their defending style.
Definitely, there is a reason why the players in the videos are playing at such high levels. So when using their video as training tools try to study them keenly and try to pick out some tactics you can add to your own style or game. If you are going to use these videos just for entertainment purposes just keep following the ball around the pitch, you will realize and appreciate the nature of this beautiful game. Now that you know the difference between these videos you can pick one that best meets your needs.