Passing with Runs Variation I

  • Organisation

    4 cones are set up as shown. One player at each cone, the ball starts at the start cone. (1) Position change
  • Process

    Player A hits a long ball in the air to player B. B passes to C with his first touch. C then passes back to B who hits a long ball in the air back to A. After each long ball the two players who played the one two swap positions at a sprint.
  • Tip

    Start by running the drill slowly and then speed up. The receiver should always make a small, dynamic dummy run away from or to the side of the ball before receiving the ball. - Demand good pass precision but also focus on clean lay off before the long balls so that these balls can be played one-touch. - The reciever must learn to judge the flight of the ball correctly and to adjust his positioning accordingly. - Pass precision is more important than pass speed. - Concentration must be held at all times. - The long ball should be cushioned with the instep. - The long ball can be player with the instep or the ball of the foot (crossing technique).
  • Field size

    30 x 15m
  • Cone margins

    Distance vertical: 30m Distance between the cones by player A to D / B to C: 7.5m


Ballskill (Touch on the ball)

Passing [One touch passes, Wall passes, Short passing, Long passing]



Strength [Power & Speed]

Training Set:

Progression, Main point/Emphasis


U14 - U19

U6 - U13 [Under 13]


20 min

Number of Players:

1 - 5 players [4 players]

Form of Training:

Group training, Individual training, Group training

Participating Players:

Whole team


Groups, Groups, Alone training

Skill Level:

Advanced, Professional, Beginner

Spatial Behavior:

Limited playing field

Training Location:

Indoor, Forest/meadow, Asphalt, Turf field, Grass field

Author: Easy2Coach EN GmbH

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