Passing Warm Up Drill

Passing Warm Up Drill

AGES: 7-12

This practice is designed to improve a players passing ability. The practice is to be used as a warmup drill when the session is structured around passing.

SET UP

-Area: 30 X 20 metres

-Add a number of gates 1-2 metresapart (different colours)

-Split group into pairs

-1 Ball between 2 players

-Players pass through one of the gates to their partner and move to another gate.

METHOD

-Players pass through one of the gates to their partner and move to another gate.

-Players count how many passes they get, make it fun, adjust area if more space and longer passes are required.

NOTES

-Eye on the ball

-Standing foot planted beside ball

-Lock kicking foot

-Strike through middle of ball (kicking foot should follow through to face target).

-Body weight over the ball

-Weight and accuracy of pass