The shape of things to come

It’s the size of a football. It’s the weight of a football. But is it a football? Well, kind of. The Corpus is a wacky training device that promises to hone your skills.

It works similarly to baseball players using two bats in training to make swinging one seem easy, or the generations of South American soccer stars who learn their skills with a mouldy tangerine or dead gerbil in the favelas and so find kicking a sphere a total doddle.

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