"Soccer is played with the head. Your feet are just the tools" - Andrea Pirlo 

In the midst of the game, a player's brain is accomplishing the incredible feats of multitasking, tracking, anticipating, timing, strategizing, reacting, problem-solving and executing. Therefore, it’s crucial for youth players to develop their brain as well as their body. Golden Boot’s brain-centered training program incorporates cognitive challenges into traditional technical and tactical training. The activities are designed to constantly make players multitask and solve problems on the field. Technique and athleticism are still important qualities but “thinking players” stand above the rest. 


  • Multitasking capability
  • Situational awareness
  • Overload processing
  • Peripheral & field vision
  • Problem-solving
  • Reaction time
  • Creativity & imagination