FOOTBALL Some Effective Skills and Techniques used to enhance the game.
Inside of the Foot Control • This is the most frequently used technique for receiving.
What is Technique and Skill? • Technique is the ability to execute a solitary action in isolation from the game such as a control with the chest, a pass or a volleyed shot. • Skill is the ability to be in the right place at the right time and to be able to select and correctly employ the required technique on demand as result of the information provided to the player by the game situation.
Chest Control • Controlling an aerial ball with the chest is not always an easy task. • Chest control is, however, an extremely efficient way of bringing a ball in flight under complete control.
Thigh Control • Thigh control skill in soccer is required when the football arrives at awkward heights above the knee, but too low to head or chest down.
Heading • Heading is vital for dominating the game in air. • Heading a soccer ball can, on the plus side, score goals and impress fans.
Inside of the Foot Pass • The “inside of the foot” or “push” pass represents the most basic pass in soccer. • The “inside of the foot” or instep pass is the safest soccer pass.
Outside of the Foot Pass • The “outside of the foot” or side-foot pass is the most technically demanding passing technique
Instep Drive • The instep drive is a very useful shooting technique when you want to strike the ball with power from long range.