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Ball Control and Footwork

Soccer coaching tips on adapting Total Football

in Ball Control and Footwork, Tips and advice

The legacy of Total Football: Ajax manager Jack Reynolds was an English footballer who moved to The Netherlands during the outbreak of the First World War. His innovative football formation was the basis for Ajax’s first eight league title successes. Rinus Michels further developed the concept for the Dutch national team during the 1970s. Background... MORE

Football warm up drill for fast feet

in Ball Control and Footwork, Warm Ups

This is a simple football warm-up drill to work on your players’ balance and encourage them to develop fast feet skills. Football (soccer) warm up drill for fast feet Hop forward on one leg. One hop in each square. After every three hops, step once out of the ladder onto the other leg. Continue this... MORE

Soccer control warm up drill

in Ball Control and Footwork, Warm Ups

This warm-up football (soccer) drill is all about control, movement and using the skills of two players. Players react to the pass, then move to receive the ball again. The warm-up drill can be used for indoor coaching sessions, too. How to run soccer warm up Get one player to act as a server. The... MORE

Soccer tips to avoid handball

in Ball Control and Footwork, Tips and advice

How do you coach your young soccer (football) players so they know the best way to avoid being penalised for handball? How do you tell if a handball is intentional and what is ‘deliberate’ handball? Fifa’s Laws of the Game say a free-kick or penalty will be awarded if a player “handles the ball deliberately... MORE

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