Soccer, a sport that is considered Soccer one of the oldest ball games some people name it as “a beautiful game” while others simply call it football. Before, the game soccer is known as football and even compared to the game rugby. Some rules are made to clear things up and to avoid another argument between those people who claim that football must be called or applied only to soccer and those people who does not agree with that idea.
If the game is play with the feet, it will be name soccer and if the ball is play with the hands and feet, it will be identify as rugby. Football was neither soccer nor rugby but a combination of both game. Kicking, dribbling, tackling and trapping are some of the basic skills in playing soccer. Kicking is classified into six different kinds. One of those is instep kick, this kick is done by kicking the ball using the inside part of the feet. Its opposite kick is called side of the foot. Heel kick is a kind of kicking that is being use whenever the player needs to pass the ball backward. Next is volleying, kicking the ball while it’s still in the air and before it landed on the ground.
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Then, punting, a kick used by goalkeeper. Last but not the least is passing, the act in which the player kick the ball towards his or her teammate with his or her knee flexed and foot parallel to the ground. Second skill is trapping, the player’s way of stopping and controlling the ball that moves and just like kicking, trapping is also classified into some kinds. These are chest and stomach trap, foot trap, thigh trap and leg trap.
Chest and stomach trap is used to cushion the ball. Players used this kind of trap because it is a very effective way to control the ball since its closer to their body and their opponent will have a hard time stealing it from them. Next is foot trap, used to trap a rolling soccer ball. Then, thigh trap, the kind of trap that is used to stop a knee to waist high soccer ball.
Next is foot trap, used to trap a rolling soccer ball. Then, thigh trap, the kind of trap that is used to stop a knee to waist high soccer ball. Last kind of trap is the leg trap, the act of stopping the ball as it is in contact with the inside foot, ankles and lower leg. Tackling is the third skill that refers to the player’s ability to take the ball from his or her opponent using his or her feet. The last and most commonly used skill is dribbling. It is define as the proper control of the ball to execute plays. It is a way of playing the ball until your opponent forces you to pass it. Dribbling is done by using the both feet to kick the ball lightly so the player will not lose control of it and also in a comfortable speed. On the other side, players must always remember and not to forgot the rule of the game so in this way, penalties will be avoided and awarding of
On the other side, Soccer one of the oldest ball games players must always remember and not to forgot the rule of the game so in this way, penalties will be avoided and awarding of free kick to their opponents is lesser to give and to happen (in some way). Dribbling and controlling the ball using our feet is a quite hard job so we must not or even cross our mind to underestimate the job or things that a soccer player does because only few people can do it. If you’re one of those good and successful soccer players or even though you’re still a rookie, we must say, you’re very talented and we salute you and your coequal.