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guys and girls in today's episode I'm gonna show you five of the most basic football skills that you can practice and learn no matter how experienced you are in the game of football now we have all seen the pro footballers and people on Instagram showing off some insane football skills but before you can move on to those you kind of have to learn the basics first and hopefully these five skills will get you started let's go number one is the Kryten named after the legendary Johan Cruyff this move is all about changing direction when the ball is rolling forward you start off by first stepping in front of the ball with your standing foot you then bring your strong foot towards the ball and tap it through your legs with the inside of the foots and finish the move by sprinting after the ball make sure to keep your knees bent and use your upper body for the turn to sell the effect even more [Music] number two is unofficially called the drag pack this is a great movie if you're stuck in a tight situation with the opponent right in front of your face when the ball is in front of you you start off quite dragging back with the sole of your strong foot and as the ball goes behind your standing foot you simply tap it 90 degrees with the inside of your strong foot and run after the ball it's a really effective move that can also be used for passing the ball to your teammate [Music] number three is the classic step over in most cases this is the first 101 skill that everybody ever learned and the point of the step over is to make your opponent think you're going one way before suddenly changing direction the move is really simple use your weak foot to make a full circle around the ball and just as you place your foot back on the ground tap the ball to the opposite direction with the outside of your strong fields once again the key here is to drop your shoulder and use your upper body to make it look like you're heading one way before leaving your defender confused number four is unofficially called the roll and it really is one of the most basic yet effective skills to have in your locker this move works the best when your defender tries to attack for the ball and you simply roll it out of his reach the rule of thumb here is that if the ball is slightly on the right side in front of you you want to roll the ball with your right foot and vice versa as you need to approach the ball with the inside of your foot first again it's not the flashiest feel in the world but you'll be surprised of how many pro players rely on this very basic skill [Music] number five is the step over turn that just like the Christ turn should be used for changing direction when your defender is breathing down your neck start off by swinging your strong foot over the ball before placing it firmly on the ground in front of the ball you then use the same foots to tap the ball to the opposite direction with the outside of your foots needless to say it's absolutely crucial to bend your knees and use your upper body as a way of giving even more effects for the skill the step over turn looks cool it's super basic and you might just break some ankles with it if you perform it correctly have fun practicing [Music] so hopefully you enjoyed today's episode and honestly it's quite difficult narrowing the basic football skills down to only five tricks so if you want to learn more basic football skills make sure you let me know down in the comment section below because yes we do read your comments and we love taking suggestions from your ideas also if these skills were too easy for you don't worry you can watch these two episodes down below on your screen and learn some more advanced football skills and if you enjoy and are new here make sure you subscribe to our YouTube channel by clicking the green bubble on the left top corner of your screen that's it for today see you next time