The former Manchester United forward has plenty of experience in finding the net in the Premier League, and believes his forwards need to be coaxed back to their confident best
Having gone four league games without a goal, the Bluebirds found the back of the net three times at the weekend against Fulham to pick up a crucial 3-1 win over their rivals.
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"I have been a striker myself and I know what they think and what they feel, and what they want from their training," he said. "It is about practising - I have started putting crosses in for them myself.
"I understand what kind of situations will benefit them, and that is what we are doing. They will practise what they do in a game.
"At times we take them to work separately - you nurture them and give them some 'TLC' because as a striker you want that.
"It can be tough when you are not scoring, but then one day you will score off your backside and you think you are the best in the world again.
"That is the confidence you need as a striker. It is a fine line between missing and scoring. Most of the goals will be scored from one touch."
Solskjaer also insists loanee Wilfried Zaha still has a role to play in Cardiff's remaining nine games despite being an unused substitute in their previous two matches.
"The original plan was to play Wilf on Saturday, but I decided instead to go with Fraizer Campbell who I thought might only last 60 minutes, but instead gave us everything he had," he added.
"Of course Zaha has a big role to play, or I would not have brought him to the club."