How To Improve Your First Touch

So you've got your kill touch down, but you struggle to find space immediately? This is what we call the 'progressive' touch here at Beast Mode Soccer. Check out the drill below with MLS legend James Riley and pro player and long time #teamBMS member Brooke Elby.

In this drill we use five different progressions: Inside of Foot, Outside of Foot, Inside Roll, Poke Around and Shimmy!

Give it a go and let us know how you get on!

David Copeland-Smith

Internationally recognized as a leading figure in individual technical development, David is seen as a long-term thinker and visionary, determined to bestow a phenomenal work ethic on the next generation of soccer players. Following his success as a field and classroom presenter at the world renowned NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia and Baltimore, David has continued to grow Beast Mode Soccer into the go-to technical training system trusted by many of USWNT, USMNT, and NWSL players.