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Jun
16
1997

Foosball Catching

Overview of Foosball Catching: A foosball catch is when you successfully stop a pass or a loose ball on the table and obtain control of the ball. Foosball catching is an important part of the game to maximize your offensive opportunities and limit your opponent's time of possession. Learning to catch will help improve your overall foosball game because it will teach you ball control and help you overcome many situations where you may have previously fumbled the ball to your opponent. You will be surprised at how many loose balls you start to pick up with the right foosball catching techniques you can learn below. Foosball Catching Techniques and Tips: The key to foosball catching is tilting your bar at an angle so you can cushion the ball from bouncing right off your man. It is ideal to tilt your man at about an angle of 35-40 degrees. The diagram below will show you how to do this properly. You can always test your angle by making sure a ball does not fit under your man when it is tilted. If you simply leave your men straight up and down, it is much harder to catch a foosball


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Jun
15
1997

Foosball Passing

Overview of Foosball Passing: One of the most important steps in becoming an advanced foosball player is to learn to pass the foosball. It is not essential to know how to pass to your teammate if you are playing doubles, but it is crucial to know how to pass from the 5 bar to the offensive 3 bar in order to make the most of the serve and maximize your opportunities on offense. Learning to Pass from the 5 Bar to the 3 Bar: There are many styles and variations that foosball players use to pass from the 5 bar to the 3 bar. Below will explain the two most popular passes used in tournament play and what we feel to be the most effective foosball passes. The Brush Pass - a brush pass is typically performed on the 5 bar by tilting your man back and so you are barely brushing the ball against the table in order to move it side to side. You brush the ball to another man on the 5 bar and then pass it up to your 3 bar. The Tic-Tac Pass - The tic-tac pass is different from the brush pass because you are not tilting your men back. You simply pass


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