How to Do Toe Taps With a Soccer Ball

Toe taps is a skill that helps increase your speed in soccer. Even though you wouldn't do toe taps during a game, they help develop your skills.

Steps

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    Start with your back foot on the ball. The front foot should be firmly on the ground, because this is the source of your balance. Once you're comfortable in this position, move on to the next step.
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    Switch positions. Your front leg should now be on the ball, and your back leg should be on the ground. You'll probably get off balance a tad, but that's okay. Once you've reached perfect balance, move on to the next step.
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    Repeat steps one and two twice. Try to go a little faster, but not to the point where you lose balance. Do steps one and two twice.
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    Repeat steps one and two five times. Do it at a quick pace now, but don't lose your balance. Tap the ball lightly. Do it five times.
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    Do steps one and two continuously. You should be used to the positions enough that you can do it. Try to go at your own speed, and then slowly pick it up. See how fast and how long you can go!

Tips

  • Do light taps on the ball. This helps keep it under control.
  • Don't lose control of the ball.

Article Info

Categories: Soccer Ball Tricks