Nike Soccer App Review: The Speed Touch

This week in our Nike App review series, we take on a drill that requires only a wall, football, and couple of friends. The Speed Touch is a variation...

Results: 2016 Soccer in Slow Motion Tournament Returns with Amazing Battles and Inspired Talent

Last weekend, the Soccer in Slow Motion (SISM) tournament kicked off with some promising talent from all over the globe, all of them eager to show off their talents...

From Superflys to Jordans, Here Are Some of the Sickest Designs in Street Football Boots

When it comes to football footwear, soccer brands are pushing creativity to the max as they evolve their designs for the latest cleats and flats. The intense rivalry to...

Meet Caitlyn Schrepfer: Our New Resident Pro and the Contender Looking to Be Champ

At 20 years old, Caitlyn Schrepfer is currently one of a handful of professional female freestylers on the planet. Altho she'll be the first to tell you the ranking...
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Accomplished Soccer Pro Yael Averbuch Looks to Get Even Better at 30

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of sitting down with Yael Averbuch, a highly decorated midfielder for National Women's Soccer League team FC Kansas City and a newly minted...
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We Tested the Scorpion Nike Tutorial to See if It’s Realistic in Game Play. Here’s What We Found …

The new Nike Soccer App is trying really, really hard to get players involved with an app—from interactive quizzes to pickup game meet-ups, the app is ...

Street Kings Reign Supreme at Inaugural World Street 3s Contest

Manchester, England is home to many high-profile English Premier League soccer players, but last weekend it also hosted a plethora of legendary street footballers, including Ed van Gils, Kristoffer Liicht, and Issy "Hitman" Hamdaoui. These icons and many more in the ...

Top 10 Street Football Skills From Last Year’s European Season to Get You Fired Up

Last season in Europe we were treated to some nice skills that we normally see on the streets and here at Urban Pitch we'd like to show you some of the best to get you hyped up about the current ongoing tournaments

What’s the Best Ball for Freestyling? The Pros Weigh In …

Freestylers are notoriously protective of their ball—try to borrow it or deflate it, and you'll soon see a happy freestyler go into angry mama bear mode. Why so picky? In...
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Tamra Dae Went from Beauty Salons to College Ball to Competitive Bodybuilding, and Proved One Door Closed is Another Opened

Tamra Dae is the kind of multi-dimensional athlete who can excel in any number of sports, but throughout her formative years, she chose soccer above the others. So when an injury...

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...

The Freestyler’s Playlist: Hip-Hop Essentials

There's a few things you'll never find a freestyler without: a ball, a camera, bare legs, and headphones or a portable radio to play their choice of jams. Many blend their...

Brazil Once Again the Paralympic’s Brilliant Champions in Football 5-a-Side

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably gotten wind of the Paralympics in Rio this past September, during which athletes with a range of disabilities brought the fire to the Games and...

FC Barcelona Has Its Sights Set on U.S. Women’s Soccer and Futsal

The United States has the potential to be a great soccer nation, which is why over the past several decades professional clubs from around the world have attempted to take advantage of the...

Nike Looks to Recreate Sneaker Culture Through Street Football

The almost cult-like experience of sneaker culture is nothing new. From New York's inner-city youth repping Nike Air Force 1s in the early 80s to the surge in popularity and...

Hip-Hop and Football: L.A. Rapper Jez Dior Talks His Love for the Beautiful Game

In the diverse city of Los Angeles, the football community football collides with music, art, and culture in an enigmatic way. The city paves avenues and pathways for just...

Get Your Instagram Game on Point Following these Freestyle and Street Ball Accounts

Street football and freestyle is growing like wildfire all over the world thanks to online platforms like Instagram and YouTube, where masters and veterans can share their training methods and show off...

10 Amazing Places Freestylers Have Performed Around the World

Popularity and visibility of freestyle football is spreading across the world with talent posing and posting their skills in amazing places around the globe. From North America to Europe and Asia,...

The Round-Up: Your Street Ball, Futsal, and Freestyle Events Coming this Fall

We got your fall street football, freestyle, and futsal events in our Urban Pitch calendar below. Check it out! HBfutsal Huntington Beach Street Soccer Tournament, 9/17 Huntington Beach, CA The set-up for this tournament...

Super Ball 2016: The Holy Grail of Freestyle Competitions Was a Week of Battles, Partying, and Shocking Upsets

For anyone in the small but quickly growing community of freestyle, Super Ball is universally known as the penultimate competition, an annual event every serious and aspiring freestyler prepares for tirelessly...