soccer tennis, does it help?

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Futbol
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soccer tennis, does it help?

Post by Futbol » 01 Jul 2006, 22:36

Does soccer tennis (even against a wall) help your ball control, or do anything to improve your skills?

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Post by Soccer4Life » 02 Jul 2006, 00:12

I would have to say it does. You don't know how the ball is going to come back to you, thus mimicing a game like situation. It also helps you a ton on ball control! :wink:

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Post by Ronaldinho10 » 02 Jul 2006, 10:51

Football tennis defenetly helps your ball control. You can play with a friend or against a wall. If your playing against a wall , keep practicing until you can keep the ball up with one touch ie. no touches to contol the ball , just hit off the wall with your first touch. Or you can play games against the wall like 10 keepy uppys then against the wall then 9 then against the wall then 8...etc. until you get to 1 , then go back up to 10. That's good for your concentration aswell as your having to think. Use different parts of your foot to control the ball , outside , inside etc. and your ball control will be like Zidane's in no time! :D
So to sum up football tennis against the wall or with a friend defenetly helps your control :D
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Post by *~El Maestro~* » 02 Jul 2006, 13:24

Whenever i see footage of the french national team or of the teams in the french league they are playing "Foot-Tennis" so it is important if pros do it during practice.

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Post by englishplayer » 02 Jul 2006, 14:02

Yes, this will help your ball control a ton and if you do it with a friend it can be a lot of fun too.

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Post by RonaldinhoSkills » 02 Jul 2006, 20:03

Yea... It helps people from not being nervous or shook or anything also a smaller ball helps
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Post by elastico » 03 Jul 2006, 18:32

Soccer tennis definitely helps- its a fun way to improve firsttouch and ball control.

I often play with the two-touch rule, which makes the first touch very critical.
Soccer-tennis is also good for volleying and chest-trapping skills.
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Post by Futbol » 04 Jul 2006, 12:27

Do you guys keep it off the ground?

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Post by zizou10-5 » 06 Jul 2006, 09:46

of ocurse, i sometimes let it bounce once.

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Post by Futbol » 06 Jul 2006, 14:12

As in, do you volley it most of the time.

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Post by Duffo » 06 Jul 2006, 15:06

I play it alot normally 2v2 and we let it bounce most the time
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Post by KaMurder » 06 Jul 2006, 19:01

soccer tennis is just a fun way to inprove you first toutch and have a great time..

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