In this video Bobby Burling demonstrates how to head a soccer ball. It is crucial that young players are taught the proper technique especially with the recent concerns about concussions. Here are the key coaching points:

Coaching Points

  • Use the forehead (not top or side of the head)
  • Generate power through your core
  • Use your arms for protection
  • When going for goal keep the ball low
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maggiehaughton on 2/18/2019

training on heading the ball properly - demostration of technique