Soccer Tips : How to Do a Rainbow Kick in Soccer

Soccer Tips : How to Do a Rainbow Kick in Soccer

Hi, my name is Guillermo Gomez. I coach youth
soccer. Have you ever seen someone do a rainbow kick? A rainbow kick is actually when somebody
puts the ball behind, when the ball is right between your legs and you kick it behind you,
kicking the ball over you. It’s called rainbow because it actually, the ball travels in a
shape of a rainbow. Normally when you are having fun with your friends at the park,
you want to do these kinds of tricks for the enjoyment of the game. That’s what soccer
is all about. To have fun. In a regular team or a formal game, coaches would prefer you
not to do that because they don’t always work and sometimes they break their rhythm of play.
At any rate, it doesn’t mean that if you’re good at it you shouldn’t do it. To explain
to you how we do a rainbow kick, first let me start by using my right foot, which I’m
going to refer to as my front foot and my left foot is going to be my back. What I’m
going to do is put my front foot, which is my right, I put my heel right next to the
ball, okay, and then with my back foot, which is the left, I lock the ball with the inside
of my shoe laces. I’m going to lift the ball about three inches up and then as I’m moving
in a forward motion, I kick the ball with my right heel, going up so the ball can go
right up behind my back on top of my head and receive it in front of me. Okay. So, to
capture again, to summarize, I use my heel of my right foot, put the ball right behind
it. I lock the ball with my back foot,which is my left foot. Lock the ball. Lift the ball
with my left foot up a little bit, while I kick the ball upwards with my heel of my front
foot so the ball can go up and in front of me. That’s how you can do a rainbow kick.

99 thoughts on “Soccer Tips : How to Do a Rainbow Kick in Soccer

  1. Thank you sir! I'll be trying this. JUST KNOW THAT YOU'VE HELPED A FUTURE PRO ALTHLETE ON THE USWNT. Hehe Im 12 but i have high hopes.

  2. I did this in the playoff tournaments. My coach got pissed because it worked and he wasn't the one to teach it o me. :3

  3. no best player use this technique of rainbow "heel rainbow"… we dosen't get a second chance in football match or futsal if we loose a ball or the trick dosen't go well.and may loose our do not use this technique rather try ronaldinho or falcao's method of rainbow …

  4. Why does this guy get disliked so much? I understand its technically called football, but who gives a fuck? As long as you're understanding how to do this, who cares what he calls it?

  5. i can kick it up but the ball doesnt go over my headddd it just goes in the air but doesnt go ovr my head. please help. good tutorial xx

  6. soccer + football = SAME SHIT. stop hating americans call it football or watever and australians call it soccer and other countries do too. who gives a fuck what its called.

  7. Give this guy some credit he helps people learn new tricks in footie or soccer watever u insist in calling it. Don't go so harsh on him 🙁

  8. You guys are ten? Aren't you cool. Did you know that there are six year olds that can actually do this? I'm thirteen and I can do it. This guy is a youth soccer coach and his whole team can probably rainbow. So shut the fuck up with your "I can rainbow better than him and I'm ten!" bullshit.

  9. So football is the one that you can throw a ball and football is when you kick a ball to score a goal seems legit

  10. Fútbol, soccer, football. Different titles it goes by. Just depends on where you're from or where you're at.

  11. European rule of football #9145: USA is the only country not to use the word soccer. Australia, SA, and East Asia are allowed to call it soccee

  12. Who care if it call football or soccer in America we call it soccer so stop complaing we all come from different place dur

  13. The retards are growing. Someone said it is called football in other places and soccer in America. America is a fucking continent and only in United States it is called soccer, in my country located in America, it is called football.

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