Soccer Ball Lifting

How To : Do the lofted soccer pass

Like achieving your wildest dreams, sometimes getting the ball over to a teammate who's far away requires one nice, guttural kick. When no one is within safe passing distance, you must employ the lofted pass, a strong-footed kick that lifts the ball vastly above the defender a ...more

How To : Do the step-over dribble soccer move

The step-over dribble is superb for handling tight one-on-one challenges with your fellow defender. Practiced by the Netherlands' Arjen Robben, the step-over dribble shuffles the ball around so your opposing football player won't be able to decide which way to go. With your s ...more

How To : Improve Your Shooting Ability For Soccer

Shooting technique: Locking your ankle and pointing your toes down when striking the ball is probably the most important factor in developing the proper shooting technique. It is probably the hardest skill to learn in soccer, but not anymore because I am here to guide you thro ...more

How To : Be a freestyle footballer in FIFA 10

Sit back, relax, and watch… scratch that… get your freakin' soccer ball ready and follow along, because you're going to learn some freestyle footballing moves. Yep, that's right, the Swedish, master freestyle legend, Palle, takes you through all of the juggling skills availabl ...more

How To : Dribble with the outside of the foot during soccer

This video will teach you to be fluid in your movement around the soccer ball, as well as use the outside of you foot effectively when playing soccer. If you want to improve your footwork, watch this video. Dribble with the outside of the foot during soccer. Click through to w ...more

How To : Do a 360 freestyle soccer trick

How do you do a 360 with a soccer ball? Like this of course, by rolling the ball around your body from a chest stall to a neck stall and back again. It looks really cool, doesn't involve hands like a lot of the roll tricks do, and is sure to impress your mates.

How To : Bend it like Beckham

David Beckham in his prime, long haired years shows a group of young kids how to bend their free kicks like he does. He shows them exactly where to strike the soccer ball.

How To : Execute side head stall freestyle soccer trick

The side of one's head is not very flat, and might not seem like the best place to balance something round and hard to balance like a soccer ball. Well, if you like freestyle soccer and you're up for a challenge, try this side head stall move out. You start with a standard hea ...more

How To : Do the freestyle football move "around the world"

Learn the freestyle move called "around the world" or also known as ATV. This is done with a football or as Americans would call it, a soccer ball. Newer freestylers should start this trick from foot stop which is just balancing the ball on the top of your foot. In the video i ...more

How To : Do the Nike soccer drill Shoot with Andrés Iniesta

A soccer ball. A 60 metre course. Nets at either end. And an instinctive hunger for goals. That’s all you’ll need for ‘Shoot’ – the latest Nike Bootcamp Drill of the Week. Watch a maestro at work, as Barcelona’s Andrés Iniesta shows how to shake off those tired legs and fire y ...more

How To : Pull off a reverse toe bounce in freestyle soccer

The reverse toe bounce is a pretty easy freestyle soccer move in which the player juggles the ball up, cross a leg over the other, lets the ball toe bounce on their inside toe, then uncrosses. Using you toe to keep the ball of the ground while your leg spins is an integral ele ...more

How To : Do the Ronaldo rocket soccer move

Because soccer players strike the ball into the goal with quick speed, the goalkeepers have to be even faster in order to prevent a score. With such agile goalkeepers, however, how do soccer stars manage to get a goal in at all? For Real madrid CF's Portuguese ace Christiano ...more

How To : Firm hamstrings and glutes with a walking lunge

If you can walk, then you can do this exercise. Many exercise moves force you to contort your body like a German pretzel, often resulting in tilting over in a ball of confusion before the lifting or the squating even begin. This walking lunge move, however, is as simple as it ...more

How To : Do the Front Catch freestyle soccer trick

The Front Catch freestyle soccer trick is meant to be performed out of the final position from the heel catch trick. It allows the player to drop the ball out of their heel catch position and catch it again on the front foot, allowing your sequence to continue without the ball ...more

How To : Do stability ball backbend holds

Learn how to do stability ball backbend holds. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Do as gymnasts do: This exercise develops flexibility, balance, and core strength. Practice this exercise with a stability ball under you until you develop enough strengt ...more

How To : Practice Brazilian soccer skills: Stepover 2

Players from the Brazilian Soccer Schools show you how to beat your opponent using the 'Ronaldo stepover 2'. Beat the defenders the Brazilian way. The Ronaldo 2 is the same Ronaldo move but you flick the starting leg behind the ball. Practice Brazilian soccer skills: Stepover ...more

How To : Practice Soccer Drills for Young Players

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, and especially popular among young people in the United States. This video features a university soccer coach explaining several important drills for developing young soccer players, including two-touch passing and doing over-unde ...more

How To : Do the Ronaldo chop soccer move

This isn't your Soccer 101 tutorial. Created by Real Madrid C.F. and Portugal soccer player Christiano Ronaldo, the Ronaldo chop is a dazzling trick that involves flicking the ball with his back leg past his opponent before running on to make a goal. Woody and Wulfy, two inte ...more

How To : Practice Brazilian soccer skills: The Rai flick

Players from the Brazilian Soccer Schools show you how to beat your opponent using the Rai flick. The Rai flick is a classic Brazilian move to beat a defender. This is a dramatic move where you send the ball in an arch. Now take it high over your head on an advancing defender. ...more

How To : Improve your soccer goalkeeping with Petr Cech

Chelsea F.C. and Czech Republic goalkeeper Petr Cech believes that goalkeeping is one of the most important and strenuous positions on the soccer team. And with this video, he shows you just how hard tuning into the ball's whereabouts it. This video is not for you if the thou ...more

How To : Improve soccer free-kicks with Roberto Carlos

This soccer tutorial gets into the nitty gritty of free kicks, that wondrous move in soccer that frequently turns into a goal. Helmed by Roberto Carlos, the Fenerbahce S.K. wing-back, the tutorial shows you small yet important tactics to making the ball work for you. Carlos p ...more

How To : Do stability ball hammer dumbbell curls

Learn how to do stability ball hammer dumbbell curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Hammer curls are tough to begin with, but doing them while balancing in a modified squat against a stability ball engages your whole body in a battle for stability ...more

How To : Practice Brazilian soccer skills: The Ronaldo chop

Players from the Brazilian Soccer Schools show you how to beat your opponent using the Ronaldo chop. Beat a defender with the Ronaldo Chop. This is a fast break move to fly by a defender or goalkeeper. Cut the ball behind the back heel and charge at the defender to chop to the ...more

How To : Do a High Gears soccer drill with Nike Bootcamp

Who would you back in a race between a scooter and a sports car? And which would you rather be driving? Changing speed is at the heart of top-level soccer performance, so every player needs a smooth-changing gearbox to win the races that matter over ninety minutes. Nike Bootca ...more

How To : Increase speed and quickness with reactive drills

Do you play an intensive sport, like soccer or football, that requires you to be able to not only run quickly towards a target area far away, but also to be able to catch a flying ball with precision that far away? Then you'll benefit from the speed and quickness training meth ...more

How To : Execute a pushup stall freestyle soccer move

Pushups aren't very fun most of the time, but this freestyle soccer trick breathes some new energy into that old and most degrading of workout techniques. This video will teach you how to do a push-up freestyle football stall, which involves flicking the ball up and watching i ...more

How To : Do the rabona soccer trick with Ricardo Quaresma

When the 2010 FIFA World Cup begins in June, Ricardo Quaresma will be one soccer player to keep your eyes on. Quaresma, who plays for Portugal International and has led his team to numerous victorious football games, guides you through a rabona, in which you cros one foot und ...more

How To : Do free kicks with soccer star Shunsuke Nakamura

Free kicks are common in soccer for restarting a play in a soccer game, and in this video free kick expert Shunsuke Nakamura shares his step-by-step method for taking a perfect football free kick. Shunsuke recommends moving your hips to angle the ball correctly and also to ke ...more

How To : Do the Dual Goals soccer drill with Nike Bootcamp

Running and scoring. Two things you can never get enough of. It’s a simple formula: grab one ball, two goals and four cones. Add a combination of electric pace and razor sharp finishing. What do you get? Dual Goals: this week’s featured Nike Bootcamp drill. Brush up on your so ...more

How To : Do freestyle soccer tricks

Mario shows us how to do freestyle soccer trips in this tutorial. One great trick to learn is to balance the soccer ball on your head from kicking it up in the air. This will require a lot of practice, but if you keep at it you will be able to walk around and even sit down wit ...more

How To : Punt in soccer

Some tips on knocking the ball deep with effective soccer punting. These techniques will help you kick the soccer ball very far.

How To : Successfully learn the Elastico trick

Learn the Elastico trick with this how-to video! 1. Decide which direction you want to fake with a soccer ball. 2. While leaning to the right, slide foot over the soccer ball (faking right). 3. Slide foot, blocking ball, causing it to bounce the other direction. 4. Make sure y ...more

How To : Kick a ball to get different spins on the ball

In this video, professional soccer player Chris Murray, who play for the Wilmington Hammerheads, shows you how to properly kick a soccer ball. Different kicks provide different types of movement and are performed with different areas of the foot. Kicking a soccer ball with th ...more

How To : Kick the ball harder

Become a better footballer with Coach King's Skill School from the UK's best-selling football magazine! This how-to video offers tips for getting more power out of a kick. There are lots of ways a player can get a stronger kick, depending on what part of the foot is used to ki ...more

How To : Do medicine ball haybales exercises for runners

In this Fitness video tutorial you will learn how to do medicine ball hay bales exercises for runners. This is a fantastic general strength exercise. This is a simple routine to do. Keep your feet hip width apart, drop the ball, bend down keeping the back straight, catch the b ...more

How To : Play a long pass in soccer

Let Coach King show you how to sort out your long passing with the wicked footy tips in this how-to video! Long passes allow teammates to switch the location of the soccer ball to play in a drastically different area of the field. Watch this video soccer tutorial and learn how ...more

How To : Power dive in soccer

Learn how to power dive in order to improve your soccer ball diving technique and improve your goalkeeping skills. Part 1 of 2 - How to Power dive in soccer. Part 2 of 2 - How to Power dive in soccer.

How To : Do the Rainbow (Sideway) freestyle soccer trick

Learn freestyle football with Mariusz Chorazy, also known as freestyle soccer. Freestyle football is the art of juggling a football (aka soccer ball) using multiple body parts while performing skillful moves at the same time (and never dropping the ball of course). Freestyle f ...more

How To : Do the Neck Stall freestyle soccer trick

Learn freestyle football with Mariusz Chorazy, also known as freestyle soccer. Freestyle football is the art of juggling a football (aka soccer ball) using multiple body parts while performing skillful moves at the same time (and never dropping the ball of course). Freestyle f ...more

How To : Carve Polyhedral Pumpkins

Halloween is coming up, so many of you may have a need or desire to carve a pumpkin and turn it into a Jack O' Lantern. This week we are going to explore carving our pumpkins into interesting geometric shapes. In this post, we will carve the pumpkins into spherical versions of ...more

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