Monthly Archives: September 2017

DribbleUp Makes Your Kids Want to Practice More?

If a professional soccer player told your kid to work on their weak foot, would they do it? One lucky Tuesday night in September a few years back we skipped out of practice a bit early for an autograph session with MLS defender Chance Myers. His tip to my son, "work on your weak foot". Myers went on to play in 27 games that season for Sporting Kansas City. He started and played all game for each of the five playoff matches and put away his PK in [...]

By |2017-11-30T17:34:50+00:00September 29th, 2017|

How the DribbleUp Smart Soccer Ball Wrecked My Kids Bedtime

Once upon a time there was a kid who didn't like going to bed.... I'm sure you've never been a part of that story before right? As if my kids needed another excuse not to go to bed, our DribbleUp smart ball came in the mail today. Sleep or Soccer? Finishing up our nightly pre-bedtime reading ritual my son asked "Can we tryout that new ball, just real quick"?  Normally, "wait till tomorrow" would have been the answer but we'd been waiting to get the smart [...]

By |2017-10-31T17:51:48+00:00September 25th, 2017|

How Does the DribbleUp Ball Work?

While impatiently awaiting the delivery of the smart soccer ball that we supported on Kickstarter last week I did more research on what I'm hopeful will be a pretty cool soccer innovation. If you've never supported a product on Kickstarter, one of the bummers is that you have to wait several weeks for the project to get it's funding. During that time the creators typically spread the word about their new product to help attract early adopters. There was decent coverage of the new smart ball online [...]

By |2017-10-31T08:16:57+00:00September 7th, 2017|
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