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Soccer has many variations of the game that are played by millions of people each week.  In this category, we explore these variations, all based on skills that come from modern football.

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Sipa Game: Learn How To Play The Native Philippine Sport

Sipa (also known as Takyan) is a native Filipino game that predates the 15th-century Spanish rule in the country. It is a relatively challenging game as the sport requires speed, agility, stamina, and a high level of ball control. During …

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Indoor Soccer Field Near Me: Locate Your Closest Arena

Not only is indoor soccer an excellent way to improve fitness and stay active, but it is also a great way to become more social with friends and to play together in your spare time. The History Of Soccer team …

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Walking Football: A Slower Version Of The Beautiful Game

Think of football; the high-speed, high-intensity game that everyone knows. Now, think of playing that game, but without running! Walking football is a variation of regular football, just with this little twist. Even though a walking football session is played …

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Soccer Golf: (aka Footgolf) History, Rules, Where To Play

Soccer Golf is a recently developed sport that has gained popularity since its inception in 2008. It’s also popularly known as Footgolf, and as the name suggests, it combines the mechanics of two extremely popular sports – Association Football and …

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Disabled Soccer Players: For Athletes With A Disability

Disabled soccer players are defined by the American Disabilities Act (ADA) as those with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. People with disabilities can receive long-lasting benefits from playing and participating in …

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Hacky Sack: History, Rules, Footbags, Games And How To Make

Hacky Sack, or Footbag, is a popular game in the United States. In popular US culture, the game is famously known as Hacky Sack. However, this name came from the brand responsible for popularizing the game in the US in …

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Sepak Takraw: The Origins, History, Rules, And Equipment

Sepak Takraw is a team sport that is immensely popular in South-East Asia. The game has a vibrant history, but it was developed and standardized in its current form in 1960. So what is Sepak Takraw? Kick volleyball is another …

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Human Foosball: The History, Rules, How To Make And Play

Have you ever played foosball or table football? Do you enjoy playing soccer? Well then maybe you would like to play human foosball! Human foosball is the same thing as regular foosball, but humans take the place of the plastic …

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Indoor Soccer: The Ultimate Guide And Tips For Newbies

Indoor Soccer is a version of association soccer that is played in an indoor walled area. The sport is usually played on synthetic turf or a synthetic carpet, and each side consists of five to seven players. Indoor Soccer shouldn’t …

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Jorkyball: Two-A-Side Italian Inspired Soccer Game

Jorkyball is a form of two vs. two soccer that takes place in a 32 feet (9.80 meters) by 16 feet (4.80 m) Plexiglas cage on synthetic artificial turf with the possibility to pass, dribble, and score goals using the …

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