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B-Tec Level 3. Football

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CHEST CONTROL PASS - Describe the techniques used to perform this skill: MERIT - Explain WHY each of the above techniques are used: Head neck and eyes This is used so that you can keep focus on the ball but also you need to be aware of the people around you so after you have controlled the ball you can make a decision on where to pass or whether to dribble. Eyes watch the ball on to the chest so that you can control the ball well enough to be able to take the ball away after the touch on the chest. Head back so the ball doesn't hit you in the face. Body Shape Body shape is open so the ball can be brought down with ease and also so that the body can adapt to the height of the pass coming towards the player and not only that but the body is open and spread out to hold of oncoming defenders so that you can shield the ball after it comes down. ...read more.

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Body Shape The back is slightly bent with the head over the ball and the leg raised for thigh control with bring away controlling leg motion so that the ball drops infront of the player. Standing Leg and foot Standing leg and foot are planted for balance and stability if challenged the player can turn on the 1st touch. Use of arms Arms held out slightly for balance and to hold off challenging players. Point of contact Thigh muscle under the ball NOT the knee otherwise it will just go out of control and get intercepted. Angle of controlling leg Angle of controlling leg is 90 degrees to cushion the ball, as the ball is coming down pull the leg away so the ball hit its softly so that the ball just drops in front of you. MERIT - Explain WHEN this skill is most likely to be used and WHY: This skill is most likely to be used when a throw in comes into the thigh height and your holding up play with a defender behind you. ...read more.

Conclusion

Point of contact(foot and ball) The instep of the foot makes contact with the bottom of the ball so the so ball can be brought down softly and so it drops just in front of you then you can do something with the ball straight away whereas if the control is poor it leaves you with less time on the ball because you're being closed down by opposition. MERIT - Explain WHEN this skill is most likely to be used and WHY: This is the most commonly used method of control this is used when the ball is too low to be controlled on the chest or the thigh. This is most likely to be used when the ball is bouncing or from a throw in and the thrower wants it straight back this makes it a good method because the ball is always close to your feet after you've controlled it. ?? ?? ?? ?? Unit 8: Practical Team Sports - Football Student Name: P1/M1 - Task 1(B) - CONTROL ...read more.

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