What is Futsal?

Futsal is the only “Official form of Indoor Soccer” as approved by the Federation Internationale de Football Association FIFA.  It is played in all the continents of the world by over 100 countries with 12 million players.  It is played with touchline boundaries.  There are no walls in play.  Great soccer superstars such as Pele, Zico and Socrates grew up playing the game and credit Futsal with developing their skills.  The sport is a great skill developer, demanding quick reflexes, fast thinking, pinpoint passing, and a four-second limit on all play restarts make it an exciting game for children.

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Grow Your Brain with Futsal

An Interview with Daniel Coyle author of “The Talent Code”

By Anna Edgerton

BERKELEY, Calif. (5-20-10) – The number one question for any coach is how to cultivate the best players possible without killing the love of the game. How do you design a practice that develops talent, simulates real game situations, and gets everyone involved? To find out I asked Daniel Coyle, author of The Talent Code, who argues that it is actually possible to “grow” talent. For those soccer coaches whose players were probably not kicking in the womb, this is excellent news.

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