Technique, technique, technique

Soccer is a game of skill.  At BaxterSports Soccer Camps, we are all about teaching new skills that will help kids learn to love the game by improving their technique on the ball.

Here’s a great illustration of how to make a volley. It’s not just about swinging your leg, it’s about complete body control: from the toes to the ankle, to the knee, to the hips, chest shoulder, and head.  When everything is aligned perfectly, a player can make the ball do whatever they want.

Here’s Portland Timbers player Will Johnson connecting on a volley: