Master Every Soccer Kick in the Game

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A quality Soccer Kick much like anything takes time, repetition and knowledge of the right ball needed to be served in. If you want to become an expert and improve your free kicks, penalty-kicks or even bicycle kicks then search no further. There are so many different positions on a field where you can hit a ball from and each takes a unique touch of class.

Specific explanations and tips from professional players and settings to help you understand every unique kicking situation on the pitch. Expert advice on how to deal with it mentally as well as physically, especially with those pk's, nervous yet Baggio? or should I say Becks.

An important thing to note when learning new kicking techniques is not to all of a sudden be in a hurry to learn them all.

Waking up every single day and practice each one for a certain amount of time won't get you anywhere. Much like studying for a test, when learning any new skill it's best to devote all of your focus and hard work into one until you have it down then move on to the next one.

This generally takes thousands of repetitions and at least several weeks if not months of constant work. The reason it's done this way is so you can see the progression and gain confidence from seeing that progression and improvement in the skill. Some of you may learn quicker kick techniques quicker than others because of your playing background with that skill, but we all need work and reps.

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Free Kick (Direct)

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The Direct Free Kick is a fairly simple concept to understand. It's when a player is fouled with a direct shooting or scoring opportunity. Similar to a shooting foul in basketball. This means a player can hit the ball directly on goal from where the ball is spotted. Again the referee (whom we all love) decides whether it is a direct free kick.

Free Kick (In-Direct)

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Now an Indirect Free Kick is similar but with one small stipulation, pay attention now. If the man in charge deems the foul to be an in-direct free kick this is when the player is fouled from an in-direct scoring opportunity or off of a hand ball etc. At this point the ball has to touch another player before it can go in the goal, let your imagination run wild.

Bicycle Kick

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Bicycle Kick you say? Don't hurt yourself now. A bike is a tough skill to pull off, if your vertical is measured in paper sheets this isn't for you. Pulling of a bike takes timing, skill, accuracy and courage. If you pull it off you'll get your respect, if you miss the ball and have nothing but a medical bill to show for it, well at least you'll have a story. This skill is explained by pro's with video example and key things to remember about pulling it off, yes yes you can practice on your bed if it makes you happy.

Penalty Kick

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Last Penalty Kick to decide the match, you ready? Pk's as we all know can be your best friend or worst enemy. Winning on pk's feels great, losing feels like the end of the world. Learn to finish a penalty like a pro every time with outlined advice, video and tips showing the way to the promise land. Last PK for the win, see how to master this soccer kick and it'll be like money in the bank.

Corner Kick

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An effective Corner Kick can be a teams deadliest set piece if they can run and execute it properly. All good professional teams have at least two or three different corners they run. The most critical part of it is the service, there is no substitute for a hard driven ball in. Make sure you have a look at expert advice from professional setting to best execute a corner and any other soccer kick you need to work on.

Goal Kick

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A Goal Kick is a pretty simple soccer kick in comparison to the others. It can be hit by any player but generally is taken by the goalie from their own six yard box. Making sure to get up and under the ball and not miss hitting it possibly causing a scoring opportunity for the opponent. Explanations and techniques explained by professional players on the goal kick page.

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