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  1. How to Improve Your Shooting, Free-Kicks and Penalties

    How to Improve Your Shooting, Free-Kicks and Penalties
    Credit: [email protected] Scoring goals is what makes the beautiful game… well… beautiful. While there’s a certain beauty to a perfectly timed sliding tackle or a brave headed clearance, nothing beats the spectacle of a sweetly hit ball crashing into the back of the net.  Whatever your position, learning how to shoot effectively in all situations is crucial if you...
  2. Shooting in Football: How to Perfect Your Technique

    Shooting in Football: How to Perfect Your Technique
    In football, no one skill is more important than any other — at least in the eyes of a coach. But there’s little doubt that fans love the ability to score goals. In many cases, this skill is instinctive. But to perfect it, you must put in the hours on the training pitch. And you must work on your technique...
  3. How to Improve Ball Control with Your Weaker Foot

    How to Improve Ball Control with Your Weaker Foot
    The ability to use both feet during the cut and thrust of a football match can give you options. Whether you are trying to fashion a chance for a colleague, bring the ball under control or shoot for goal, the ability to use your weaker foot can often be the difference between success and failure. Although very few people are...
  4. 5 Training Drills for Improving Shooting Skills

    5 Training Drills for Improving Shooting Skills
    Shooting is an art-form in football, and the only way to improve it is by putting in the hours on the training pitch. The muscles, awareness and skill required to create power in a shot whilst controlling the ball are different to those needed for other facets of the game. There are five drills in particular that will hone these...

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