Exercise your product muscles
This post starts about soccer. But, don’t worry, in the end it’s about products. Apologies if you don’t care about soccer.
I’ve watched hundred of hours of soccer. I’ve probably seen hundred of players miss penalty kicks. Some of them from not too far away (I play goalkeeper). Yet, having seen all this doesn’t make me a better penalty shooter. In fact, I’m pretty sure I’d shoot like this:
I know that I should aim between the post. Avoiding the goalkeeper is probably a good idea too. Yet, that’s not what matters if you want to consistently score your penalty kicks.
What matters is your foot placement, the angle of your body, the position of your foot next to the ball, the spot where your other foot hits the ball, the spin you give to the ball… A lot of stuff you have no idea about if you’ve only watched soccer on TV.
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