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Foot Skills Info

Coerver Moves

  1. Step ups- alternating feet bottom of foot touches the top of the ball. 
  2. Forward and backward step ups-  same as above but moving ball forward and then backwards.  Ideal situation would move ball forward 5 steps and then backward 5 steps.
  3. Pendulums or foundations- move ball from right foot to left foot with inside of the feet.
  4. SI- pull ball back with bottom of foot and then hit ball forward with top of the foot, switch feet.
  5. SII- pull ball back with bottom of foot and then hit ball forward with inside of foot, switch feet
  6. Outside inside roll- put right foot on top of ball roll foot towards outside of ball and then push ball to left foot with the inside of right foot.  Then put bottom of left foot on top of the ball and repeat.
  7. Roll 1-2- put right foot on right side of the ball.  Roll ball with the inside of the right foot towards left side of the body.  Complete a two-touch pendulum starting with the left foot. (Left foot then right foot)  Ball should then be on left side of body, roll ball with inside of left foot towards right side of body.  Complete a two-touch pendulum starting with right foot.  Repeat
  8. Step over 1-2-3- Place ball in front of right foot.  In a circular motion swing right foot and leg around ball from left side of the ball to the right side of the ball.  Be sure not to touch ball while swinging foot around ball (step over).  Then complete a 3-touch pendulum starting with the right foot (right, left, right).  Ball should be in front of the left foot.  With left foot and leg swing foot around ball starting from the right side of the ball to the left.  Complete a 3-touch pendulum starting with left foot (left, right, left).  Ball should be in front of right foot.  Repeat
  9. Weaver Push- Place ball in front of feet.  With the right foot swing foot and leg around ball from right side to the left side of the ball.  Outside of right foot should be next to the ball.  With outside of the right foot hit ball towards the right side of the body.  Move body towards ball and complete a 3-touch pendulum starting with the right foot.  Ball should be in front of the body again.  Step over ball with left foot and leg from left side of the ball to the right side of the ball.  Hit ball with outside of the left foot toward the left.  Complete a 3-touch pendulum starting with the left foot.  Repeat
  10. L and backwards L- place ball in front of right foot.  Pull ball back with bottom of right foot, in a continuous motion turn hip and foot towards right and hit ball to the right with the inside of the right foot.  (Ball should move in an L shape)  Then put left foot on ball, pull ball back and in a continuous motion turn hip and foot, then hit ball forwards with the inside of the left foot. (Ball should move in a backwards L direction)  Repeat
  11. L and Backwards L with the outside of the foot- same as the L move but instead of hitting the ball with the inside of the foot after the turn players need to use the outside of the foot.  Pull ball back with the bottom of the foot and then hit ball with the outside of the foot away from the body into the open space.
  12. Fancy L- Similar to the other L moves however this time when the player pulls the ball back with the bottom of the foot they then hit the ball with the inside of the foot behind there plant foot into the open space.  Pull ball back with the bottom of the right foot, then hit the ball with the inside of the right foot to the left behind the left foot.  This move takes two touches, one to pull the ball back and then one to hit the ball to the side.
  13. Pull back- Place ball in front of right foot.  Pull ball back with the bottom of right foot.  Then hit ball behind left foot and leg with the inside of the right foot.  (Ball should move in a backward L direction)  Ball should be on the left side of the body.  Pull ball back with the left foot and hit ball behind the right leg and foot with the inside of the left foot. (Ball should move in a L direction)  Repeat
  14. Triangle- Place ball in front of right foot.  Pull ball back with bottom of right foot.   2 touch pendulum starting with right foot (right left) then with right foot hit ball diagonally forward in front of left foot.  Pull ball back with bottom of left foot.  2 touch pendulum starting with left foot (left right) then with left foot hit ball diagonally forward in front of right foot.
  15. Step over outside- Place ball in front of right foot.  Step over ball in a circular motion from left side of the ball toward the right side of the ball with the right foot.  Then hit ball towards left side of the body with the outside of the left foot.  2 touch pendulum starting with left foot.  Step over ball with left foot starting on the right side of the ball then hit ball towards right side of the body with the outside of the right foot. 2 touch pendulum starting with the right foot. Repeat
  16. Pull back touch- pull ball back with the right foot, then touch ball forward with the outside of the left foot.  Pull ball back with the left foot, then touch ball forward with the outside of the right foot.  Repeat
  17. SIII- pull ball back with the bottom of the foot and then hit ball forward with the outside of the foot.  Switch feet.

Change of direction moves

  1. Inside cut- dribbling in any direction place inside of foot on far side of ball and change direction at a 90 degree angle.
  2. Outside cut- dribbling in any direction place outside of foot on far side of ball and change direction at a 90 degree angle.
  3. Step Back- dribbling in any direction step on ball with right foot then push ball opposite direction with outside of left foot.  Or switch order of feet.
  4. Weaver- dribbling in any direction step over ball in a circular motion with right foot and leg.  After stepping over ball with right foot plant right foot next to left side of the ball.  Then turn body at dribble ball with the inside of the left foot to change directions.  Or switch order with feet.
  5. Pull Back- dribbling in any direction plant left foot next to ball, reach right foot around to the far side of the ball and pull ball back behind the body with the inside of the right foot. Then push ball away from body with the outside of the left foot.  Or switch order of the feet.

 

Attacking Moves

  1. Head and Shoulders Fake- dribbling forwards take right foot, leg, head and shoulders and lunge towards right side of the ball.  Then dribble ball in a 45-degree angle away from the body with the outside of the left foot.  Or switch order with feet.
  2. Step OverHead and Shoulders Fake(half scissors)- dribbling forwards step over ball with the right foot from left side of the ball to the right side of the ball.  Plant foot with head and shoulders facing the right next to right side of the ball.  Then push ball in a 45-degree angle away from the body with the outside of the left foot.  Or switch the order.
  3. Stop and Go #1- dribbling forwards fake a inside cut with the inside of the right foot and drag left foot forwards dribbling ball forward with the inside of the left foot.  Be sure to turn your right hip while doing the inside cut to make defender think you are going to change directions.  Or switch order with feet.
  4. Stop and Go #2- dribbling forwards fake a step back with the right foot and drag left foot forward dribbling ball forward with the inside of the left foot.  Dribbling forward step on top of the ball with the right foot then drag left foot forward and dribble forward with the inside of the left foot.  Or switch order with feet.
  5. Stop and Go #3- dribbling forwards step on top of the ball with the right foot and then push ball forward with the top of the right foot.  Or switch order of the feet.
  6. Studder- while dribbling forward fake stepping on ball with right foot and then immediately push ball forward with the top of the right foot.  Do not actually step on the ball, put foot over ball like you are going to stop it and then push ball forward with top of the foot.  Or switch order of the feet.
  7. Double step over header and shoulders fake(full scissors)-  step over the ball with the right foot and then step over the ball with the left foot.  After left foot is planted, push ball with the outside of the right foot in a 45 degree angle.  Ball must be moving forward to keep feet from tangling up.
  8. Stanley Matthews- with ball on the inside of the right foot, push ball forward with the inside of the right foot while hopping forward with the left foot.  After two hops push ball in a 45 degree angle with the outside of the right foot.  Or switch feet.
  9. Step Over Follow- same as a step over head and shoulders fake, except, instead of pushing the opposite direction of the fake dribble the ball the same direction as the fake with the inside of the opposite foot.  Step Over with the right foot to the right and then dribble with the inside of the left foot towards the right.
  10. Zig Zags- dribbling with the outside of the foot and the inside of the same foot moving the ball side to side.  Dribble with the outside of the right foot to the right and then dribble with the inside of the foot to the left.  Then repeat.  Be sure that they are dribbling the ball side to side and not dribbling the ball straight ahead. 

 

Turning Moves

Either a partner or a kick back wall may be used to work on turning moves.  Have player play ball into receiver’s feet or kick ball off kick back wall to receive ball at feet.

  1. Inside Cut Turn-While ball is approaching body go to ball.  Once ball is within 2-3 yards from player head and shoulders fake to the right.  Then plant left foot behind ball and swing right leg across body and receive ball with the inside of the right foot.  While receiving ball with the inside of the right foot, self pass or trap ball towards the left side of the body.  Ball needs to be 2-3 yards away from the body (after self passing) in order to keep momentum going.  Run towards ball and turn it up field.  Or switch order of feet.  This move is effective when the defender is right behind the offender.
  2. Outside Cut Turn-While ball is approaching body go to the ball.  Once ball is 2-3 yards from the player head and shoulders fake to the right.  Then plant right foot behind right side of the ball and self pass or trap ball with the outside of the left foot towards left side of the body.  Ball needs to be 2-3 yards away from the body  (after self passing) in order to keep momentum going.  Run towards ball and turn it up field.  Or switch order of feet.  This move is effective when the defender is right behind the offender.
  3. Weaver Dummy-While ball is approaching body go to ball at a slight angle.  If ball is toward the left side of the body step over ball with the left foot allowing the ball to go through legs (nutmeg yourself).  Plant left foot and turn towards ball heading up field or into the open space.  If ball is on right side of the body repeat but using opposite feet.
  4. Andrulis Turn-While ball is approaching body go to ball.  Once ball is 2-3 yards away from the body turn body side ways and trap ball with the outside of the right foot.  Trap ball directly next to the right foot and step over ball with the right foot at a 45-degree angle turning to face the defender.  Then with the inside of the left foot dribble ball back towards the right foot and then immediately touch ball forward with the right foot.  The touches from the left foot to the right foot need to extremely quick to prevent the defender from stealing the ball.  After stepping over the ball with the right foot and starting to turn the body toward the defender the defender should have a good view at the ball.  Aggressive defenders may think that they have a good opportunity to tackle the ball.  The offender will want this to happen so they can do the quick 1-2 touch to get by the defender while they are still off balance lunging for the ball.  Move can be done with either feet or turning in either direction.  This is an aggressive turning move that should be done to quickly advance up field or to obtain a shot on goal.
  5. Spin Turn-While ball is approaching body go to the ball.  Once ball is close to the body receive ball with the inside of the right foot, pull ball back towards body and spin body in a 90 degree angle simultaneously while receiving ball.  Trap ball and turn body at the same time to square up to the defender.  Plant the left to turn the body while receiving the ball with the inside of the right foot.  Or switch order of the feet.