Football Ball Control

Chapter 6

In this chapter, we will learn about ball control. What does it mean to have possession of the ball? How do teams change possession of the ball in football? All of these questions and more will be answered.

Ball Control

At all times in a football game, a team is trying to get the ball. Why? Teams cannot score points without the ball. Ball control is all about getting the ball when your team doesn't have it.

What We'll Be Learning

We'll learn about basics of ball control in football and what it means to have possession of the ball in a game. Next, we'll cover the five (5) ways that teams change possession of the ball.

Glossary Terms

At any point, you can go to our football glossary and look up any of the terms discussed in these chapters. Here are all the terms we will be covering related to ball control:

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