Want to become the next Messi or Ronaldo? Then On Target Football is here to help

By on June 25, 2019

Young football fans growing up these days all dream of becoming their idols such as Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo and On Target Football can help make their dreams become a reality.

The English Football Association have put a lot of time and money into improving grass roots football in recent years and it’s starting to reap rewards with England reaching the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup and various England youth teams performing superbly well on the international stage.

There is no doubt England has made huge strides in terms of coaching and development over the past 20 years but it’s always important to keep up-to-date with new trends and try and stay ahead of the game when possible. The new On Target Football is one such tool that will help individuals and coaches gain an edge over the competition.

The innovative football will help youth players develop their footballing skills in a simple yet effective way. The aim is simple; to improve young players’ technique when striking the ball and to help them reach their full potential.

A lot of emphasis these days is placed on tactics, game plans, diets and tiki-taka football but the very basics of the game is being able to make the correct connection with the ball, and that’s where the On Target Football comes in.

The ball incorporates symbols that help a player visualise the technique needed to strike the ball properly and it’s a useful aid for coaches when trying to explain how and where to kick a ball to achieve a particular result. For example, the symbol below indicates where a player should kick the ball to achieve a the most accurate push pass with the inside of their foot.

The ball also has symbols to help a player learn how to make a successful lofted pass, volley or chip and shows which part of the foot should be used for each type of pass. Want to learn how to finish like Messi when through on goal? The On Target Football has images to show you precisely where you need to make connection and even describes what body shape you need to have. If you want to learn how to bend a ball round an opponent or swerve a free kick like Ronaldo, then the ball has symbols to indicate where a player should connect in order to achieve more swerve.

The stylish ball has won a number of awards for it’s innovative design including the A’Design bronze award 2018, the iF design award 2018, the European Product Design Award winner 2018 and the reddot design award winner 2017. The ball is available to buy at the On Target Football website. You can either buy a single ball for yourself or coaches and football clubs can purchase in bulk.

Check out this cool 3D tool that allows you to rotate the ball to get a closer look at all it’s features.

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