Author: Sean Szabo

Recognised as a leading brain-centred football coach in Gauteng, Sean Szabo is an English FA qualified coach who has worked internationally assisting player’s motor and technical football skills, as well as their cognitive development on and off the field. IQ Football was founded in 2015 by Sean as an amalgamation of his passion for football coaching, mentoring, and brain-centred research.

Growth Mindset v Fixed Mindset

In a fixed mindset students believe their basic abilities, their intelligence, their talents, are just fixed traits. They have a certain amount and...

Learn a spin flick up in 30 seconds

Day 29 | 30-Day Challenge | This skill is great to learn for a freestyle move. It's also great to practise ball control, touch and weight of touch.

Add this change up on the Cruyff turn

Day 28 | 30-Day Challenge | Johan Cruyff was an excellent player. His skills and creative moves have been used to get past defenders for decades.

Get past the defender with speed and agility

Day 27 | 30-Day Challenge | It's all about moving quickly and selling the move to the defender. Learn this move in two simple steps. Drag it back and...

How to get thousands of touches in a session

Day 26 | 30-Day Challenge | At IQ Football, we strongly advise aspiring footballers to practise every day. If you're serious about the game, aim for...

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