The previous 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: Always have the eye … [Read more...] about Individual Training Part 5: Conduccion
The previous post illustrates how you can benefit from one-two passing movement on a futsal court. Today, we’ll learn on how you can control the ball while protecting it from an opponent. Firstly, a player always uses his foot sole to shield a receiving ball. Secondly, position your body as if like a wall to the opponent while … [Read more...] about Individual Training Part 4: Ball Protection
The previous post illustrates how you can feint your opponent to gain that invaluable space. Today, we’ll learn on how you can exploit the space with and without using the ball by following these 2 steps: Step 1: Pass to your nearest teammate while standing by to make a run Step 2: Run towards an empty space while being alert on … [Read more...] about Individual Training Part 3: One-Two Movement
Following up from Part 1 of Individual Training. In Part 2, we will learn on how to feint an opponent to gain some space. The purpose of feint is: To get the opponent caught off-balance To buy some space This post teaches on the second part: to buy some space. Watch the Feint in the video … [Read more...] about Individual Training Part 2: Feint
Step 1: Shield the ball using the sole part The first part of futsal individual training series begins here. Basic Concept The first step in futsal is to focus on ball control and apply it with movement. This chapter breaks into 5 basic skills in futsal: Control Orientated Feint Off-the-ball movement Ball Protection … [Read more...] about Individual Training Part 1 : Control Orientated
Futsal goes way back in 1989 in the Netherlands for the very first competitive World Cup holders. Lately, futsal grows as a sport in England and Scotland in the form of five-a-side football, according to FIFA. The difference between futsal and five-a-side football is that futsal is on the indoor surface whereas five-a-side football is on … [Read more...] about Futsal: What is it ?