Basic Fundamentals: Heading the Soccer Ball

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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
Goals Required: 
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Balls Required: 
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Players Required: 
2

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