Players pass the ball between each other over a short distance. Ideal for beginners or easy warm ups.

Aim: To improve passing technique

Suitable for: U7’s and upwards

Equipment: 1 ball between 2 players

Organisation:  Continuous passing drill. Players stand 5m apart, player receives the ball and with 1st touch knocks the ball from under their feet and then passes to other player who repeats the practice. Start with a slow tempo.

Progressions:

  • 1 touch with emphasis on accuracy of pass
  • Change distance between players, player must move back and then come to meet the pass
  • Increase tempo

Coaching Points

  • Accuracy of pass, head up before pass
  • Weight of pass
  • Direction of 1st touch with inside or outside of foot

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