OBJECTIVE:

To control the ball without using hands from a kick.

KEY FACTORS:

  1. Keep arms away from ball.
  2. Trap the ball using side of foot or front of the body/ legs.
  3. Protect the ball.

COMMON ERRORS:

  1. Should have caught it.
  2. Timing wrong with foot.
  3. Misjudged speed or distance.
  4. Awkward bounce.

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