Half the players start with a ball, all players to jog around marked area, players without a ball can call for a pass to take possession. Start with a slow tempo.

Aim: To improve control and 1st touch

Suitable for: Under 7's and upwards

Equipment: Coned area (size depending on no. of players), 1 ball between 2 players


  • Players in possession can play a one two to regain possession, change over after 1 minute
  • Increase tempo
  • Make the area bigger or smaller

Coaching Points

  • What part of the foot to use, inside / outside / laces
  • Accuracy of pass in to the path of receiving player
  • Communication, only pass to a player who is calling for the ball
  • Weight of pass, not over hit or under hit

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