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A young player runs forward with the ball under pressure from his opponent who is tracking back.

Seven ways to master the ball 

Sam Griffiths, FA coach development officer, delivers a coaching session focusing on improving ball control with a group of grassroots players.


Key objectives

This session helps players to: 

  • gain individual ball mastery 

  • improve aerial control 

  • develop 1v1 attacking skills 

  • stay on the ball. 

Seven ways to master the ball

If you use this with your team, let us know how you get on by posting in the England Football Community.