Four footballers stand in a rectangle and pass the ball in a zig-zag pattern across the short end then diagonally across for a longer pass.
More football passing drills
Aim: To improve passing technique
Suitable for: U8’s and upwards
Equipment: 1 ball between 4 players
Organisation: Continuous passing drill. Long pass 10m-15m apart, short pass 3m-5m apart. Player receives the ball and passes it to supporting player who plays long pass to the opposite player who repeats the practice. Start with a slow tempo.
- 1 touch
- Change distance between players
- Increase tempo
- Supporting player can change sides anytime to encourage communication, vision, and awareness
- Accuracy of pass, best angle for receiving player
- Weight of pass
- Direction of 1st touch
- Type of pass (low, lofted, driven)