Jade Elliott interview

Urban Spotlight: One-on-One with Futsaler Jade Elliott, Youthful Pioneer in UK’s Football League Trust

Youngsters from the UK are continuing to pioneer new avenues in women’s football. We recently spotlighted teen talent Liv Cooke, the UK’s first and only professional female freestyler. Today, we’re featuring Urban Pitch’s...

Koora Beach Training Exclusive: Speed, Strength, and Mental Focus

Every day, I'm thinking of ways to improve my skills on the pitch. As a soccer coach, I constantly explore new ways to improve player performance, and one ultra effective way to do that is on the beach!

SISM Adds Dutch Street Baller to Roster

California Bay Area based street soccer company Soccer in Slow Motion (SISM) announced it has recently added 23-year-old Dutch baller Kevin Micka to its select roster of international players, which includes Pawel Skora ...

Two-Time Italian Champion Luca Chiarvesio Sets His Sights on Being the World’s Best

Luca Chiarvesio isn't satisfied. At 21, he's quickly establishing himself as a force in the freestyle world, but he isn't resting on his laurels and has an unfettered look at...

The Football Vagabond: A Conversation With Steve Bernasconi, Founder of The Soccer Tour

From February to October 2017, Steve Bernasconi embarked on The Soccer Tour, an eight-month, 30,000-mile journey that gave a glimpse of the lives of soccer supporters from all levels...

Who to Watch: Keyl Skills is the 8-Year-Old Freestyler with Big Skill

There are freestyle footballers all over the world that have amazed us with their unique skills and work ethic. But there’s one young up-and-comer that is kind of blowing...
andrew mcewen

Getting to Know Andrew McEwen, Multi-Talented Social Media Star and Entrepreneur

Whether it is creating custom boots, viral content, or his own lifestyle apparel brand, Andrew McEwen's ambition and creativity has led him to become one of social media's fastest-rising...

Yo Street Zone Trains the Future Ballers Who Can Meg You Now

A London footballer is putting a small coastal city in England on the map, and he's doing it with a street school for the young. Yofi Yvorra is the...
mark johnson

A Conversation With Designer Mark Johnson, Whose Illustrations Have Garnered Ronaldinho’s Stamp of Approval

England native Mark Johnson is yet another creative designer that has taken inspiration from the beautiful game. Using social media as a powerful exposure tool, Johnson's designs have been...

Indonesian Freestyle Champion Ardhi Andryadi Shares His Urban Picks

Indonesian freestyler Ardhi Andryadi recently followed up a great year with an impressive third-place finish in the Asian Freestyle Football Championship. He is currently Indonesia’s national champion for the third year in...

Eighteen-Year-Old UK Freestyle Phenom Liv Cooke Shares Her Urban Picks

The world's No. 2-ranked freestyler and first women's pro freestyler out of the UK, 18-year-old Liv Cooke is one of the hardest working athletes in freestyle. As she looks...
Kristoffer Liicht

Kristoffer Liicht, Prince of Panna, Stops By L.A. and Shares His Urban Picks

We met up with pro street baller Kristoffer Liicht during the L.A. leg of his recent traveling spree to film some tutorials, hang out, and of course get his...
Zeem Ahmad Malaysia

Malaysia’s Do-It-All Baller Zeem Ahmad “Keeps It Street” and Shares His Urban Picks

Zeem Ahmad is one of those rare specimens that will meg you without a thought and then proceed to dazzle you with his freestyle skills. As one of these crossbreed talents,...
Highdee Kuan

From Holland to L.A. (By Way of China) Actress Highdee Kuan Connects the Challenge of Art and Athletics

Mix a mostly Chinese heritage with a splash of German flavor. Add a Dutch upbringing and garnish with a love for the Oranje. Top off with an equal measure of...

The World of Woo: Retracing a Revolutionary in Freestyle

In a previous article, Urban Pitch featured an exclusive interview with freestyle pioneer Mr. Woo Hee Yong, a living legend of sorts who has broken multiple world records and is...

Meet Jasmine Henderson, the Modern Day Renaissance Woman That Exemplifies the Power of Believing in Yourself

What started as a love for the beautiful game has evolved into a list of accomplishments long enough for a lifetime. Los Angeles native Jasmine Henderson has used football...

Pro Skimboarder Yasmyn Andrade Sets Her Sights on New Goals as She Completes College Soccer

Often seen cruising on her skateboard or riding the waves on her skimboard, Yasmyn Andrade is living the Southern California dream. Originally from a Brazilian beach town called Recreio dos Bandeirantes...
Lo Labonta

FC Kansas City Midfielder Lo’eau Labonta Shares Her Urban Picks

Lo'eau Labonta is beginning to hit her stride as she enters her third season in the NWSL. With preseason just a few weeks away, the Stanford grad sat down for a...
Rafael Spajic

Rafael Spajic on How He Became One of the Top Panna Players in the World

When 27-year-old Rafael Spajic first moved to Croatia from Switzerland, he was excited to find a street court next to his house. It was on this pitch he would...

Street Madness Russia: The Boom from Moscow

Imagine growing up in a neighborhood amongst aged, towering apartments, walkways with broken concrete, where grass is in short order and every day is a challenge of personal will and strength....

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