Passing Vision While Holding Possession

This passing soccer drill is great for focusing on vision, getting the head up when looking for a pass.



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Soccer Drill Setup

  1. Create a circle about 12-15 yards with players spread around the outside of the circle evenly.
  2. Half of the players on the outside need a ball where the other half do not.
  3. Two players step into the middle of the circle.
  4. One of the two players should be designated as the attacker, and the other player will defend that player.

Soccer Drill Instructions

  1. The attacker should ask for a pass from one of the outside players with the ball. 
  2. The attacker should receive the ball into space avoiding the defender, and pass to a different outside player who doesn't already have a ball.
  3. The defender should attempt to win the ball from the attacker.
  4. The attacker should play for 1 minute, then rotate the attackers and defenders.

Soccer Drill Coaching Points

  1. Good controlled approach to the ball
  2. Passing foot's ankle must be locked with toe pointing up
  3. Turn the foot sideways where the ball is struck with the inside of the foot between the big toe and the heel.
  4. Steady head and making eye contact
  5. Non-kicking foot must be placed next to the ball with toe pointing towards the target
  6. Strike the middle of the ball; make the ball have a straight top spin towards the target.
  7. Arms up for balance and to protect space
  8. Keep body under control throughout the entire passing motion
This passing soccer drill is great for focusing on vision, getting the head up when looking for a pass.
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