Overview of the Foosball Pull Kick Shot:
The foosball pull kick shot is similar to the pull shot where you pull the rod towards your body, pass the ball to another player on the same rod and then kick the ball in the goal. The only difference is when you pull the foosball rod you pass the ball to another man along the same rod and kick the ball in. On offense, this shot is typically taken by passing it from your far outside man and shooting it with the middle man, but you can also go from the middle to the close man or even the far to the close. The pull kick is also a popular shot taken on defense from the 2 bar. You can think of this shot as a passing shot that all happens in one swift motion. The pull kick shot requires a little more ball control and foosball passing skills than the regular pull shot. We advise to practice these skills on your own outside of games so you can perfect them.
Foosball Pull Kick Shot Movement:
Learning to tic-tac pass back and forth between all 3 of your offensive men on the same rod is key to setting up this shot. The tic-tac pass must be mastered in order to maintain control of the ball, surprise your opponent, and shoot a fast foosball shot.
Pull Kick Shot
Techniques and Methods:
If you examine your foosball table you will find that the goal is a total of 5.8 widths of the actual foosball ball. Obviously, this means that you have 5 "holes" that you can place the pull kick shot in (see the diagram below). Also, the defensive player has 2 defensive foosball men that are in front of the goal, covering 2 of these holes. Your objective is to place the pull kick shot in 1 of these 3 open holes.
Pull Kick Shot Diagram:
Reading the Foosball Pull Kick Defense:
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