Move ball forward
When facing a defender, approach him in a straight line.
If you decide in advance to go left or right, defender will know your intentions.
The action should start when you are approximately 1.5 meters from defender.
Get too close to an enemy and you'll be easily caught.
Too far away and enemy won't be fooled by feints.
The purpose of feint is to make opponent react before you do.
Be aware that direction you are trying to move is not direction you really want to go.
Three people will definitely change their skills
Step and Change of Direction: Technical Basics
Start with your left foot across ball from inside out.
Suddenly use outside of other leg (right) to kick ball into space.
Go to full motion
The True Purpose says that real purpose of feint is to make opponent react. Therefore, use opponent to change direction, because he cannot make a second reaction in a short period of time, which can effectively increase success rate of a breakthrough.
In real life situations, many team members will use this action, but few can drop their shoulders while walking.
Because factor that causes defenders to err is that this body of yours has an incentive to move in that direction. So best way to trick an opponent is to first fool yourself, tell my body that I'm going to break this way, stop abruptly when move is half done, and move on to another move.
▽This is why Messi can only make his opponent react by shaking his shoulders.
Drag to change direction - technical basics
Drag ball with inside of your right foot.
Prepare to accelerate forward to left.
The left foot acts as a pivot foot and left shoulder drops slightly to left forward.
Keeping contact with ball with inside of your right foot, approach ball with your left foot using a one-leg hop.
Wait for opponent to block left front line, quickly use outside of right foot to pick up ball to speed up and get rid of it.
Drag for full motion
Maradona carousel - technical features
Use the sole of your right foot first to pull ball back.
Start to turn backwards, directing your left shoulder.
Use the sole of your left foot to pull ball again in the final forward direction.
Full operation of Maradona roundabout
Maradona Maneuvers are suitable for: 1/2 Possession, tackling in small area or opponent taking lead Striking Use, when you think ball might break.
It is not recommended to use Maradona spin when approaching opponents with the ball.
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May 15, 2023