The Drop Kick is the only way you can score points without the opposition making any mistakes. Many matches have been won by a good drop-kicker. The Drop Kick must be a very calculated execution of one of the most difficult Kicks. The Drop Kick is used for restarts and for drop goals.

KEY FACTORS

Body to be in 45 degree angle to direction of kick
Lay the ball in same hand as kicking foot, not against the palm but towards the fingers
Non kicking footÕs hand supports the ball
Non kicking foot points towards the goal post
Drop the ball slightly behind the non kicking foot toes
The ball should bounce straight up
Work the kicking foot through the ball seam
Keep body upright
Shoulders in direction of kick

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