Passing & Ball control
Area: 24x24 with two soccer balls. Ten players are shown. Two players are at each starting point.
1. Player with the ball passes clockwise to the middle player who receives the ball on the back foot and passes to the next player.
2. After a pass, the player follows their pass.
3. If you have 12 players or more, you may add a third ball.
4. After a few minutes, the group switches and passes the ball counter-clockwise.
Quality of the pass - Accuracy, weight, and timing.
To improve the player's ball control, body shape, and passing.
Get ready for the next exercise.
Improve confidence for a possession style of play.
Players passes are not accurate and players are not receiving the ball on the back foot.
Add four players in the middle. You use two soccer balls. The outside player passes the ball to the furthest player who sets it back for the player who passes the ball to the outside player.
Be ready to focus - Make decisions
Keep scanning the area and visualize playing in a game.
Accept mistakes - Find solutions
Coach your teammates
Applaud good play
Be ready to pass or receive the ball
Be willing to move
Work at game speed
Quality of the pass and first touch
Pass with purpose
Receive with the back-foot