Tag: poor ball control
A strategy many teams employ on a throw-in is to simply throw the ball down the wing. However, this usually represents only a small fraction of the possible choices. Players should be conditioned to throw the ball not just down the wing but also to the middle of the field and back to a defender.
Poor ball control and a poor first-touch is the #1 problem in youth soccer touch. Even most high school soccer players lack this critical and fundamental skill. A new invention called Loopball addresses this problem in a fun and positive reinforcing manner.