When playing soccer it is important to strike the ball correctly. This will ensure maximum power and accuracy when taking a shot. Why is this important you may ask? Well it is important because you want to be able to control the ball and have it do what you want it to.
Attacking players need to know how to strike the ball or drive it low and flat. These drilling shots are often what gets blasted through the defence and into the back of the net. They can also rebound off the goalie for someone to then score.
The key to a good strike of the ball is to watch the ball as you hit it. Also place your non kicking foot next to it, pointing in the direction, that you with to be kicking. As you come in to kick the ball, watch it and bring your kicking leg through while still having the non kicking leg planted firmly against the ground. Strike the ball with the laces of your boot. Your toes should be angled down. Make sure that you straighten your leg out and hit it with full force. You need to be over the ball to make sure that it is driven hard in the direction of the goals. When you follow through make sure that you let the force exit your body.
This is how to strike a ball in soccer correctly and with power and accuracy. It is important in attack and also in defence. You dont want to get caught at a penalty shot and not perform well for your team. Make sure that you pay attention , relax and strike the ball correctly. The results wil pay off if you do it correctly. Practice is the key to perfection. So practice over and over again. What do you think the professionals do all the time?