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REC Skills of the week: Review - PULLBACK, SIDEWAYS ROLL, TOE TAPS, TICK TOCK and LA CROQUETA

Date
Monday, February 19, 2024

Location
CALENDAR.GermantownLegends.com

SkillsForLegends.GermantownLegends.com

Description

How To Dribble Like Messi | Close Control Dribbling | Fundamental Dribbling Technique Tutorial

Soccer Drills: 3 Beginner Drills for Youth Players


PULLBACK
Sometimes called a 'DRAG' BACK, this move utilizes the sole (cleats) of the shoe to "drag" the ball back towards the new direction, in one swift pivoting motion.  The "turn-away" pullback is slightly different from a 'Cruyff' in that it uses the sole of the foot to drag the ball backwards.

Key Point:  Be sure to pivot with the ball as it is being 'pulled back'... escape with pace!

The 'Pull Back' should not be used anywhere near one's own penalty area or anywhere in the middle of the field where an alert defender could begin a dangerous breakaway.

HOW TO DO A PULL BACK AND GO


HOW TO DO A ROLL OVER

Sideways Sole Roll - Both Feet (Dribbling Activity #14)

Footwork Moves - Tennessee State Soccer Association


TOE TAPS

How to do Toe Taps

Toe Taps | Soccer Ball Touch / Control Drill | Improve your touch and technique

Soccer Drills For Kids | Ball Mastery |Toe Taps | U8 U9 U10 U11 U12

  1. Toe Taps (Regular)
  2. Round about
  3. Toe Rolls
  4. Brazilian Toe Taps (Dancing with the ball!)


MAESTRO: Day One | The Ultimate Ball Mastery Training Program

  1. Toe Taps
  2. Bell Taps ('Box the ball')
  3. Inside Outside
  4. Rocking Soles
  5. Sole Rolls
  6. Sole Inside Push
  7. Brazilian Trap


TICK TOCK - Soccer Dribbling Fundamentals... Shuffle or Box the Ball


MAESTRO: Day One | The Ultimate Ball Mastery Training Program


LA CROQUETA
La Croqueta Tutorial!  Beat defenders with this simple but effective skill, commonly used by the likes of Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi.

How to do La Croqueta - Messi Skills Tutorial (+ Training Drills)
La Croqueta is one of the best Messi skills to learn if you want to beat defenders. Messi uses La Croqueta often and very successfully.

How To Do The La Croqueta Soccer Skill Move | La Croqueta Tutorial | Soccer Skill Tutorial

La Croqueta Variations | Football Skills

 


MAESTRO: Day One | The Ultimate Ball Mastery Training Program

  1. Toe Taps
  2. Bell Taps ('Box the ball')
  3. Inside Outside
  4. Rocking Soles
  5. Sole Rolls
  6. Sole Inside Push
  7. Brazilian Trap

The Five Fundamental Soccer Moves and the Footwork Behind Them

 


The Five Fundamental Soccer Moves and the Footwork Behind Them

  • Lunge
  • Stepover
  • Scissor
  • Roll
  • Inside - Outside


Kicking is NOT a Soccer Skill


SOCCER DOES BEGIN AT HOME

Give your child a 'leg up' by sharing the videos and info we've posted online before and during the season....

"We can't emphasize enough the important role that parents play in participating in their Childs development before entering into organized play.  It's like teaching your child to learn the alphabet, words, vocabulary and simple sentence structure before expecting them to read a book on their own.  BALL MASTERY plays a crucial role in laying down the FOUNDATION upon which the entire game is taught and learnt.”
- Tom Byers

 

BALL MASTERY
Setup a small soccer activity area to practice some of your favorite moves, or visit the following links for more activities:

The Germantown Legends are a premier youth soccer club located in Germantown, Tennessee. 

Established in 2011, the Legends Soccer Club focuses intensely on creating brave creative leaders for life.  Our no guilt, no shame, no blame philosophy gives kids the confidence to get out of their comfort zone and create the big play in any situation!

The Germantown Legends Soccer program is the official 'Soccer Provider' to the City of Germantown.

For Field Conditions, Inclement Weather, Program updates, Camp information, etc., please visit the following:

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