Control - passing exercise

  • Organisation

    3 roles - 5 players join the exercise. Rotation between them

  • Process

    1. Wing comes to receive the ball

    2. Plays two touch to get good orientation between the defenders 

    3. Striker plays back to midfielder

    4. Midfielder plays trough to the wing who goes behind the defense


Running technique with/without ball, Trapping, Ball control, Passing, Ballskill (Touch on the ball)

Shot technique/shooting [Inside of the laces passing]


Positional passing, Positional play


Speed of movement off the ball, Speed of movement with ball


Quick decisioning, Coordination & Speed Training, Quick understanding of danger

Training Set:

Progression, Main point/Emphasis, End


Training examples, Game Systems


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

U6 - U13 [Under 09, Under 10, Under 11, Under 12, Under 13]


45 min

Number of Players:

1 - 5 players [5 players, 4 players, 3 players]

6 - 10 players [6 players]

> 10 players [10 players, 13 or more playersr]

Form of Training:

Individual training, Group training, Team training

Participating Players:

Whole team


1 goalie


Groups, Part of a team, Cooperation within the team, Alone training

Skill Level:

Professional, Any, Beginner, Advanced

Spatial Behavior:

Limited playing field, Free space, Half-field

Training Location:

Grass field, Indoor, Asphalt, Turf field

Author: Manuel Torres Pericás

Similar exercises - Training set:

Progression, Main point/Emphasis, End

Shifting together - possession with left-back
Defensive shape and transition
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Similar exercises - Duration:

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