Football/Soccer Advice

Do you want to become a great soccer player? Are you envious of the tricks and moves that seem to come so easily to other players? If this fits you, you’ll benefit from reading the information in this article. You will benefit from the great information you read here today. With female soccer players on the rise, I hope what you read will help you achieve your full potential. NOTE: yes that is me in a predominantly boys team. And no, the leggings I have on aren’t part of the uniform, just got caught out with a random photo by one of the boys! If you like design of the leggings, order them online here and support our team.

Avoid colliding with other players when possible. Anticipate where the opponent so you can prevent contact. This will help you retain possession and will also prevent injury.

Kick with your inside sole if you want to be accurate at short passing. For longer passes, use the front of the foot near the laces to kick. Kicking with your laces allows you to kick more powerfully.

Learn how to do a simple beginner Outside Elastico. When you find yourself on the flanks, doing this will get you to cut inside. To practice, start by grabbing a cone, bag, or shoe and then placing it on the ground. Take about five steps back from the cone. Start dribbling towards it. When you get close, touch outside, then touch insider. The outer touch will fool opponents on the field. Remember that the second touch should be bigger than the first one.

Try to fake out members of the other team by tricking them and dribbling in a different direction. The defender is going to follow you in the false direction, and then you can quickly change direction. This is an effective way of getting around your defender.

To improve your soccer skills, practice is essential. Being a great player doesn’t happen instantly. Take a little time each day to practice. Practice and hone those difficult soccer skills. Don’t stop practicing the things you’re good at because you need to maintain and improve those skills too.

You are now ready to take your game up a notch on the soccer field. You’re sure to improve by following the guidance shared here. Give it your best shot, help out your team, and keep improving your game.