Aerial Shot Video Overview:
The video below will demonstrate how to set up and shoot a foosball aerial shot. An aerial shot is taken by the defensive men where the ball is lifted between two defensive men and caught on the back of the 2 bar. The 2 bar, held at a horizontal position, is moved toward the center of the table in order to get in position for a shot. The foosball is then flipped in the air toward the opposite goal. Be sure to visit the foosball aerial shot education page to learn more about this shot.
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Foosball Aerial Shot Video Transcript:
If you want to learn how to do an aerial shot, which by the way is illegal in tournament play, but still fun. The aerial shot you can do it up here, back here, or the best way to do it which is also risky because you are in front of the goal, is in the middle. One of the things I recommend to learning the aerial shot is to practice passing back and forth between your defensive men and get control. So you just move the ball back and forth.
Once you set it up you are going to have this back guy hit. One of the things that happens at the beginning when you don't have the actual timing you try to hit the ball forward and have the guy go up, but what you want to try to do is the following. Set the ball back, leave this guy down, just practice this. I am not hitting the ball too hard but hard enough to have enough force to go forward and jump up. So now once you get that down. Once you are doing that, once the ball hits you will try to lift this foosball guy. See that?
The key to setting up the aerial is let the ball hit first and then have the guy go up. You can also pin it like this for an aerial or you can try to get it up to the crease right there and then kick it. Some of the hard fancy shots is letting the ball drop and go right into that sling shot which is a really cool shot. You can have it here drop it down and then go straight.