Soccer Player Skill Development

9 Tips to Taking a Penalty-Kick

Taking a penalty kick is one of the most important parts of the game of soccer yet most teams practice this until the last moment.  Some teams forget to prepare for this heading into a tournament or cup games where the final result is decided through penalties. 

Most teams have one or two designated penalty kick takers.  It is important to practice taking penalties no matter your position or if you are the designated penalty kick taker.  You never know when you will be called upon so but if opportunity arises then follow these tips and they will surely help you score your goal.