We think all our players should be playing lots of futsal during the winter months in particular. That’s why we do indoor futsal-based training in Jan-Feb, why we created PIVO Academy, and why we run futsal tournaments in Nov, Dec, Jan, and Feb. We’re not alone.

“As a little boy in Argentina, I played futsal on the streets and for my club. It was tremendous fun, and it really helped me become who I am today.” – Lionel Messi, from Football Greats Forged by Futsal.

Five reasons why you should play futsal:

  1. Adaptability
  2. Improves athletic intelligence
  3. Speed of play
  4. Ball skills and control
  5. Speed of play

Futsal: the best soccer trainer that money can buy. A guest blog post from the parent of several talented soccer players that honed their skills on the futsal court.

Why Futsal is Great for Youth Soccer Players

“Futsal is so different than the outdoor game. It is so much faster and every player playing gets involved in the action. The number of touches, quick decisions making situations, technical skill needed to get out of small spaces, playing under pressure and speed of play to name a few.”