One Touch Passing in a Square

  • Organisation

    Start with a 20 M Square and make smaller as you go to increase speed of play.

    one touch passing.

  • Process

    -Forward- Back - Diagonal - Lateral

    -Into his path Player 1 plays a ball direct forward to player 2

    -Player 2 plays the ball back to Player 1.

    -Player 1 plays a diagonal ball to Player 3.

    -Player 3 plays a lateral ball to Player 2.

    -Player 2 plays a ball into the path of Player 3.

    -Rotate counter clockwise.

  • Tip

    Reverse to use the left foot.

    Variation 2:

    Add Check in and out.

    Variation 3:

    Add Goal Behind Player 1 for a shot.

    Variation 4:

    make a game - two sets side by side with a small goal behind player 2 - who ever scores the most goals in 2 minutes.

  • Field size

    Speed dependent

Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis, Progression


U14 - U19, Any, Adult (from 18 years on)

U6 - U13 [Under 10, Under 12]


35 min

Number of Players:

6 - 9 players, > 10 players, 1 - 5 players

Form of Training:

Individual training, Group training, Team training, Methodical row

Skill Level:

Any, Beginner, Advanced, Professional

Author: John Auldridge

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