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Just as long as you don't move your other foot, then the foot you have planted on the ground will be your pivot DON'T MOVE IT. Your foot won't become your pivot until you move the OTHER foot. So for example your teammate gives you the ball. You decide to move your right foot. As long as you keep you left foot (pivot foot) planted, and don't move it you won't travel.

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Q: Can you pick up your pivot foot if you haven't taken any steps?
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