OBJECTIVE:

Maintain basic passing skills under pressure.

EQUIPMENT:

Three balls.

GROUP SIZE:

Five.

AREA:

8m x 8m.

DRILL EXPLANATION:

  1. Players stand on four corners of grid with player A in the middle.
  2. Players B, C and D on three of the four corners have a ball while player E does not.
  3. Player A faces player C and as he/she runs toward C, he/she catches a pass from B and gives to E.
  4. When A is a couple of meters from C, C passes to A who immediately returns the ball, turns and runs back towards D, catch/passing from E to B.
  5. The exercise continues for a set time, a set number of loops, until the middle player drops the ball or reaches exhaustion.

COACHING POINTS:

• Ensure players don’t fall away from their pass.
• Encourage the players to work themselves hard.

VARIATIONS / PROGRESSION:

Add another runner so two passes are being performed in the middle of the grid.

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