This soccer drill encourages players to come to meet the ball. A central player receives passes alternately from each side.
More football passing drills
Aim: To improve passing technique
Suitable for: U9’s and upwards
Equipment: Marked area, 4 cones, 2 balls for 3 players
Organisation: 2 players pass a ball to a working player who always comes to meet the ball. Serving players should make a movement away from the ball and then come in to meet it also. High tempo repetitive practice for 1 minute.
- Pass can be chipped, lofted or driven, receiving player can take a touch before returning pass
- Increase/decrease distances between players
- Accuracy of pass
- Weight of pass
- Watch the ball come on to the foot to aid timing
- First touch with a soft foot, out of feet to the left or to the right ready for return pass