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How To Use Tiki-Taka In Soccer Practice

Tiki Taka Drill“Tiki-Taka” is the latest phrase used to describe how the game is played by the Spanish national soccer team and FC Barcelona.
“Tiki-Taka” is the Spanish term for clackers, a pair of balls on a string which swung up and down so they banged together, making click-clacking noises or, as the Spanish say, “tiki-taka.” Andrés Montes, Spanish commentator for the 2006 World Cup 2006, is attributed with having been the first to use this phrase for soccer play to describe his enthusiasm for the Spanish passing game.
Tiki-taka is easy to describe: it’s a fast passing game, started if at all possible upon first contact with the ball, and then straight into the goal. The opposing team finds itself running after the ball constantly and gets worn down by the action.

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Individual Training Part 5: Conduccion

Cruyff TurnPrevious post illustrates on how you can protect the ball against your opponent. Today, we’ll learn on how you can gain space by doing a simple trick on your opponent.

Step 1: Drag your opponent and then do a Cruyff turn.
Step 2: Pass the ball to your teammate once you’ve gained space [red area].
Tip:

  1. Always have the eye coordination between the ball and your opponent’s feet to catch him off-balance.
  2. Be aware on where your teammates are.

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