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How to Kick a Soccer Ball : Creating Spin or Swerve in Soccer Shots

How to Kick a Soccer Ball : Creating Spin or Swerve in Soccer Shots

Hi! I’m Mark Wilson from United Soccer Academy.
We are here today with Expert Village and we are going to take a look at shooting the
soccer ball, and more specifically how we create swerve on the ball. By looking at the
soccer ball here, we want to make contact. If we think of the soccer ball as having a
equator, we want to try strike the ball across the other side of the ball to allow the ball
to spin. So it starts in old say traditionally and comes in, and it is a very deceitful shoot
to fool the defenders. If we show that on the ground, our toes are pointed down, we
place our non kicking foot beside the ball, and as we come through, we actually make contact
on the outside of the ball with our toe pointed down, locked ankles to spin the ball away.
Let’s show that with our demonstrators. So just to recap, creating swerve on the soccer
ball is used to try and send the goalkeeper one way and have the ball finishing the other.
We create spin on the ball by striking towards the outside of the ball with a locked ankle,
our toes pointed down, and we follow through to create a spin, so traditionally the ball
starts moving outward and then bends inwards. And that is swerving the soccer ball.

100 thoughts on “How to Kick a Soccer Ball : Creating Spin or Swerve in Soccer Shots”

  1. lol sure i know but thats why i got my own languages ongelooflijke paardenlul
    wich you dont know what it means search it

  2. America and Canada are like the only two countries in the world who call football soccer, everywhere else it is called football. Why don't you just call it football America -.-

  3. Dude get over it. It´s not ´´funny´´ anymore this whole soccer-football thing, so just shutup bout it. They call it soccer, DONE. YOu really think they are gonna change it because you feel bad about it? Do you even feel bad about it? No you don't, you just want something to nag about on the internet. Jst quit it bro..

  4. @moemes Didn't say it was funny aha? I was just saying, I mean its a bit stupid that all he countries around the globe call it football and the there's america who decide to call it soccer? Its a bit stupid, calm down a bit I was only having my opinion :L

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  6. typical american,you make fun of other countries and laugh/be racist but when they make fun of americans you get sooooo angry

  7. I hope you know you're a hypocrite because you're laughing at americans, and sterotyping them to a small group which is not representative, 'cause im pretty sure which ever country you're from theres idiots, just like you, who you wouldn't want to be stereotyped down to.. So please just stop defending your socialist motherland, and learn how to spell.

  8. you call americans stupid but you say american football is the same as rugby? Yes American Football is inspired by rugby. And americans call it football because the ball is 1 foot long. Do not call people retarded unless all your points are correct.

  9. American football is a lot different than rugby because there is pads, throw overhand.
    called football because involves kicking. and in america its called "football" not "futbol" get ur facts straight before telling somebody else that there wrong. BTW i like both sports

  10. there are* when did I say it's called "futbol" ? if everyone calls it football why do your people have to be so butthurt and call it soccer? it's retarded, just like your imperial system.

  11. americans shouldn't call it footbal cuz theres only minimum use of feet compared to the real footbal (which you call soccer)

  12. he was kidding you imbecile . people like you are scrubs. Its america they will call it w.e the fuck they want. They call football cuz its a footlong. Just because the world calls it football doesn't mean every country has to . There's a reason for independency you ignorant moron.

  13. you do realize he calls it a soccer ball cause its the international term to countries who don't play it but know it as a "soccer ball"

  14. Pretty sure he was talking about american football since he said ' not carry the ball in your hands like in american ,,football'' '

  15. Not only did you not capitalize "Americans" you also made 4 spelling/GRAMMAR errors in the first sentence….

  16. I'm just used to calling it soccer because I'm American. That doesn't really matter because football/soccer is the same sport. So, who cares what you call it.

  17. Thanks For Posting This Video…It Has Really Helped Me With My Accuracy On The Ball And It Has Helped Me Score Alot Of Goals…Once Ahain, Thank You Very Much!

  18. its called football it makes more sense plus it was introduced before American football like your football should be called throw/catch/run/kicksometimesball

  19. Stop making this kid feel bad. European football and America/Canadian soccer mean the same thing. ^_^

  20. Lmao why do people care if its soccer or football. I live in American and if I say football everyone will think American football so I'm forced to say soccer and idc

  21. as soon as i hear that puke-inducing word "soccer" i mute, report the video to the authorities and leave. bye


  23. Actually, Europeans came up with the name "soccer". And, football and rugby are two different sports, dipshit. Before you insult Americans, get your facts straight.

  24. I don't know about you but in America we already had a football before your football came to our country so we named it soccer why do you think there's an American MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

  25. Europeans didn't come up with the name soccer idiot….and American "football" and rugby are quite similar.

  26. Actually, Europeans did come up with soccer, look it up. But anyways, i like to call it football not soccer.

  27. Actually "Soccer" came first American Football was called football because it was originally played with the feet mostly(like in "Soccer"). (It was meant for people like me who couldn't finish to save their life). Football was then changed to a sport more so like rugby but for college students but players kept dying so they included pads and somewhere along the way the sport became an actual job.
    Oh and its called "Soccer" because the UK called it Football and you know how much we loved the UK

  28. The word "Soccer" came from England you idiot, not from America. And it was named that BEFORE the European "Football" check your facts before you bash America…

  29. This way works, but it's best to hit it from running at a 45 degree angle, also you want to hit it with the part of your shoe pretty much in the area where the side of your big toe would be. 

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