Notice he has no knee snap and struggling to get the power to catch the ball.
- Ball is out of control
- Player is reaching for the ball
- The ball has no back spin
- No knee snap, leg is swinging for the ball
- Foot is dorsiflex
- Reach for the farthest part of the ball
- Focus on getting back spin on the ball (so then it comes back to you)
- Snap your knee don't reach
- Ball and foot hitting the ball should stay below the knee height.
- "poke poke poke the ball"
Why is the useful?
The inside of the foot juggle introduces the student to shoulder hip displacement. Particularly with younger students, there hips and shoulders will move together. However, all shooting techniques use shoulder hip displacement to generate power and this skill reinforces that movement. The inside of the foot also mimics the movement of the inside of the foot volley.
- Can see leg swinging out first
- The ball is not coming straight back up
- Is hitting the ball with the wrong part of the foot
- Foot is not parallel to the ball.
- Ball looks like it is rolling off their foot
- Ball hits the heel of their foot.