This soccer passing practice is a favorite when coaching the little guys because it teaches them many of the aspects of the passing game, good technique, communication and movement.
The players also have lots of fun competing against each other. I find any game with points works really well.
Players that can pass the soccer ball and dribble when they need to get out of trouble are a real asset to the team because they keep possession of the soccer ball.
The first thing the players have to be able to do is play with good passing and receiving technique so there are good first touches and good passes.
So, if the players need to go back and work on their soccer skills you will probably have to simplify the soccer practices.
Get the players going with a fun warm up playing 3 vs 1 or line passing. Once you have completed the warm up I like to play a fun game - and then move into my topic.
Start this soccer passing practice with...
Finish the soccer practice with a 3v3 or 4v4 game with an emphasis on good passing and supporting play.
I like to give points for passes completed i.e.2 good passes is a
point or 3 good passes is a point, depending on the level or just let