In amateur games, besides physical strength and speed, most important attribute is ball control. If you keep ball firmly under your feet, you are in control of game. Many beginner football players do not know how to systematically train their ball handling skills, so today we recommend a set of training aids for practicing your own ball handling skills.
1. Triangular ball control
The ball is placed in front of you, step on ball with one foot and pull it back diagonally, then pass it to other foot, second foot gently passes it forward, and then first foot pushes it back Pull, ball's path forms a triangle, and frequency action must be fast.
(Focus on right leg training)
(Focus on training your left leg)
2. 360 degree ball steps
Take ball at center point, step on ball alternately with your left and right foot and at same time rotate your body around ball. Keep ball in place for as long as possible.
3. Control ball inside and outside foot
Use one foot to move ball sideways outward and then use inside of your foot to move ball back. Repeat this exercise to increase your speed.
4. Control ball around your legs
Stand still with one foot centered, control ball with your other foot and let ball spin around your pivot foot. Don't demand fast speed, just be steady and train your balance at same time. ability.
(The right foot is supporting foot, practice ball control with left foot)
(The left foot is supporting one, trains ball control with right foot)
5. V-shaped ball control
Place ball in front of you, step on ball with one foot and pull it back, pull it in front of you and throw it to other side. Then step on ball with other foot and pull it back, then kick it to other side, repeat action, football line is like letter V.
6. Continuous control of ball with outside of foot
Throw ball out twice in a row with outside instep of one foot, then pull ball back and touch ball two times in a row with outside instep of other foot.
7. Butterfly with flowers
Holding ball on one side of body, use foot away from ball to go around ball from front to other side of ball and step onto other foot. The essence of this training is not to touch ball in process of dribble and be very skillful.
8. The outsole allows ball to roll
Touch top of ball with sole of one foot and roll it slightly towards other foot, then repeat with sole of other foot.
9. Rolling and pressing ball
Push your foot on top of ball slightly outward to move ball inward, then do same with other foot.
For above training methods to improve ball control, you can use a 30 second loop for each element. After completing cycle, rest 15 seconds in middle, and then perform next element.
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August 30, 2023