In this exercise, players will learn to vary the accuracy of their passing. This promotes the interaction from defense to the strikers. A sharply played ball is played back to a teammate (Through Passing), who then passes the ball into the running lane of another player.

Through Pass Soccer Drill

Organization:

Rectangle 15x30m (depending on the age and ability of the players), 12 players, 4 cones, possibly dummies

Sequence:

  1. A passes to B and sprints towards E.
  2. B passes sharp to C and takes the position of A.
  3. C drops the ball to D
  4. D passes sharp to E.
  5. E passes back to A and heads towards F.
  6. A passes directly to F and runs to position E.
  7. F drops the ball to E and sprints towards I.
  8. E passes sharply to G and moves to position F.
  9. G drops the ball to H.
  10. H passes sharp to I.
  11. I drops the ball F.
  12. F passes diagonally to B, who has taken the position of A. Etc.

Variations:

  1. The exercise starts simultaneously with 2 balls at position A and F.
  2. The two players in the middle (C and D and G and H) change position after each pass.