Technique Guide

Here are some weblinks to just a few of the skills and techniques that the players are learning at the U7/8 Academy. Players can watch the videos below and get extra practice at home...

Dribbling
Inside of the foot
Outside of the foot (1)   Outside of the foot (2)
Sole of the foot
Laces
One foot only

Feints & Disguises
Matthews Move (1)    Matthews Move (2)
Scissors
Reverse Scissors
Double Touch (1)     Double Touch (2)
Inside-Outside
Jay-Jay

Passing
Push Pass

Receiving
Inside of foot (1)    Inside of foot (2)

Turning
Pull back (1)    Pull back (2)
Inside hook
Outside hook
Cruyff turn (1)    Cruyff turn (2)
Stepover turn

Shooting
For power (1)     For power (2)

Goalkeeping
Balls on the ground
Balls into chest
Balls above head
Balls to the side (1)    Balls to the side (2)

Download the complete technical guide, with coaching points and step by step instructions breaking down each and every skill in the U7/8 Academy Syllabus...

24-7 UK Soccer Academy is open to players around the East Bay Area and Northern California including: Alameda, Castro Valley, Danville, Dublin, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, San Ramon, Union City, and Vacaville.