difference between stepovers and scissors??

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Marlonex
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difference between stepovers and scissors??

Post by Marlonex » 16 Jun 2008, 01:25

is it the same thing?? and what is it called if you do it reversed. from out to in?? reversed stepover?

John_Bob
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Post by John_Bob » 16 Jun 2008, 01:50

I think that stopovers are when the leg swings inward and crossovers are when it swings outward.

matt_a
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Post by matt_a » 16 Jun 2008, 08:27

stepovers: leg swings inside to outside [ie clockwise for right foot from top view]
scissor: leg swings from outside to inside [ie anticlockwise for right foot from top view]

thats how i learnt it anyways, i could be wrong

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Post by NewBornProdigy » 16 Jun 2008, 12:48

there is no difference, its just terminology...

European:
stepover, swing leg inside to outside, cut with either foot any direction you like...

reverse stepover, swing leg outside to inside, cut with either foot any direction you like...

American & Australian:
scissors, swing leg inside to outside, cut with either foot any direction you like...

reverse scissors, swing leg outside to inside, cut with either foot any direction you like...


other than that is just the european influence on american (soccer) football, its just two different terms for the same thing...
i have never heard a european person say 'scissors', without meaning the metal cutting thingy...

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