Players are given a number and pass the ball to each other in number order.


Aim: To improve passing technique

Suitable for: U9’s and upwards

Equipment: 1 ball between 6 players

Organisation:  Continuous passing drill. Number players 1 to 6. Players constantly on the move in different directions in marked area. Players pass in the ball number sequence. 1 to 6, progress to 6 to 1.Start with a slow tempo.


  • 2 touch / 1 touch
  • Change distance between players by increasing area
  • Increase tempo

Coaching Points

  • Accuracy of pass
  • Weight of pass
  • Communication
  • Vision and awareness of where the pass is coming from and going to
  • Direction of 1st touch


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