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Enter The World Of Freestyle Football
Published on : 24-06-16
Origin Of Freestyle And How It Works
Football freestyle is a new, trendy and fast growing sport in the world which is originated from Europe countries when people actually start juggling the ball by using all body parts. It was first spotted being performed by the football legends such as Diego Maradona, Ronaldinho, Edgar Davies and Robinho in Youtube videos and TV commercials. Since then, the sport has rapidly spread among the youth around the world due to its coolness and uniqueness. According to the statistic done by D Skills Academy, there are approximately 50,000 active atheletes who involve in this sport by the end of year 2015 and the community is escalating everyday.
Football Freestyle Champion - Sean Garnier, France
It's About Personal Style, Character And Creativity
Now fooball freestyle has transformed into a far more exciting, tehcnical, complex and spectacular independent sport. It is beyond just merely juggling the ball by using legs or head. The revolution begins when people start doing variations and tricks such as around the world while juggling the ball. There are no rules and boundaries for football freestyle as the atheletes can do any tricks according to his personal stance, style and ideas. Nevertheless, football freestyle moves can still be sub-divided into 3 categories in overall which are uppermoves, airmoves and sitdown. Uppermoves indicates ball tricks done by incorporating upperbody parts such as neck, head, shoulder and chest. Airmoves indicates juggling tricks done by using legs such as around the world and crossover. Lastly, sitdown indicates juggling tricks done while sitting or laying down on the floor.
Phillip Warren Gertsson from Norway at WFFC final, London in 2013
International Football Freestyle Competition
Nowadays, football freestyle has evolved to become one of the mainstream sports in the world after the witness of success of international football freestyle championships such as RBSS, WFFC and Superball which are held in lots of countries annually. During the competition. 2 players will face off each other on the battle stage as they have 3 rounds of 30 seconds timeframe to take turn and showcase their juggling skills. Players can win the battle round by getting the most votes from the judging panel as criterias are based on the player's techniques, creativity and control. It has also become a niche career for lots of people in the world such as Sean Garnier, F2 Freestylers and Skillstwins who earn tons of revenue by posting their freestyle videos on Youtube. In a nutshell, football freestyle has open up different and brand new perspectives towards football and it is definitely a 21st century sport that you don't want to miss!
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