why, Is juggling so important and how do I teach soccer juggling?
is important for three reasons, balance, concentration and skill. Kids
will build incredible confidence and skill when their skills improve.
They will also have a blast playing all the little juggling games once
they are competent soccer jugglers.
How do soccer players develop balance?
This helps players get a feel for the soccer ball and how to protect themselves during a game.
While the players are learning to juggle they will have to...
The players will enjoy the small challenges...
How do the players learn to develop touch and skill in soccer?
The skill factor comes into play when they face opponents. Juggling the ball can be used when the ball is in the air and the player needs to take a few juggles to keep possession.
Why should the players keep the ankle locked and keep the toe pointed out - straight? This helps the ball go straight up when the player makes contact.The kids can self correct by knowing that when the...
I get the kids to repeat this back to me so they can self correct when juggling on their own. The ball should hit the instep popping up nicely. When the ball hits the end of the toe it will die.
Check out this video for some good tips...
Why is thigh juggling the easiest soccer juggle of the three?
The player has a bigger surface to work with when juggling with the thigh.
What fun juggling game can the coach use to teach soccer juggling?
Now have the kids try right and left and catch. Once they have that down see how many they can do in a row. This will produce good soccer skill.