To create an environment which encourages Ivan to independently learn feinting as a helping tool we use ‘footgrid’.

We consider it an ideal technique, because with its 9 fields it allows all or almost all of the direction change combinations that are used in handball, within 3 steps.


One of the biggest problems in doing a feint is ‘twirling’: Ivan does not change the direction enough, so the defender can stop him easier.


‘good feint’:


Squares in “kidgrid” do not allow “twirling” and thus Ivan learns how to change direction without our correction:















Read more: Basic Feint 2/4


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  1. January 11, 2019

    […] we want Ivan to be good at feinting, it is important to aline teaching feinting to teaching defender how to do a fair foul, because […]

  2. January 16, 2019

    […] allow him to make a free choice: By going through the “footgrid” the desired motor structure is created that he will most often repeat in the 1:1 game play, but we allow him the choice of different […]

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