How many times can you juggle?
And do you think that your touch while juggling translates into being comfortable with the ball at your feet in the middle of play?
I haven't juggled in a while, but I used to be able to do it for long periods of time. I practiced it all the time and definitely think it makes you a better player and is very important for every player to have good foot skills, no matter what position they play. All the soccer videos on active make me want to lace up my boots and get back out there. Check them out at Active Soccer Videos
Here is a video of Jenny Hammond (defender for Sky Blue FC of the new WPS) as she juggles for about 3 1/2 straight minutes before quitting on her own terms. Her club team growing up preached juggling as a great technical skill to develop, and many soccer minds completely agree.
I asked one of Jenny's old teammates how long she can juggle for. Her reply, without a hint of ego: "Forever."
I'm guessing Jenny can go that long too.
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