Omnidrive robots use four motors, to allow the robot to respond in any direction to the Soccer ball. This significantly decreases the time it takes for the robot to get to the ball, giving a great game day advantage.
To help you get started with Omnidrive robots, James Dwyer from our Platinum National Sponsor, Modern Teaching Aids, has put together some great resources.
Omnidrive Building Guide
Omnidrive Programming – Beginner Level
Omnidrive Programming – Intermediate Level (uses Trigonometry)