But rather than hoof the ball forward like a band of shovel footed carthorses, wouldn't it be nice to break the mould and torture your opponents with some slick passing?
More after the break
We can help you become the Barcelona of Basingstoke or the Arsenal of Aldershot, if you take the time out to watch this video.
Guided by Alfred Galustian, head of Coerver Coaching, Stoke City's under-15s perform a drill you can use in your training sessions to polish your touch, control and passing.
Stoke City under-15s demonstrated the drills.
Master technique: 1 v 1 change of direction
Master technique: 1 v 1 feints
Master technique: 1 v 1 competition
Master technique: combination plays
Master technique: First touch and finishing
Master technique: Ball mastery part one
Master technique: Ball mastery part two
Master technique: Running and passing at speed
Master technique: Speed with the ball