How to improve your first touch
So how good do you want to get? The best players usually practice more! So it's up to you!
Johan Cruyff (one of the best players ever) said, “Touching the ball is highest form of technique. But to touch it perfectly once, you need to have touched it a 100,000 times in training!”
So how good do you want to get? The best players usually practice more! So it’s up to you!
1. Get on YouTube and search for ‘football ball mastery’ and ‘football skills’ and you will find loads of stuff that can be done in a back garden/yard, garage or living room (with no risk to ornaments!).
If you’re not sure what to do, here’s a few ideas for starters:
B. ‘Dice’ Practice >
But there are loads more! Explore YouTube, improve your ball mastery and get more skills!
2. Schedule your practice. How often? How long? Every day is most powerful.
3. Make sure you include BOTH FEET.
4. Repetition and perseverance = improvement!