Ball control drills

These drills will give your players what Tony Carr of the West Ham Academy refers to as “Mastery of the Ball”. It is your first duty as a coach to give your players the skills to be effective soccer players and ball control is the key to that. It’s about being comfortable on the ball, receiving a fast high ball and bringing it under instant control, being able to change feet and move the ball where you want it to be in relation to your player’s body, their opponent and the rest of the pitch.

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