Soccer Training Info
Home New Skills Strategy Dribbling Shooting Passing Watch Videos Blog
Skills and Techniques
Volleys
Free Kicks
Juggling
Moves
Strategy & Tactics
Fundamentals
Soccer Patterns
Practice Plans
Extras
Soccer History
History of Soccer
Articles Archive
Conditioning
Quick Tips
Fitness & Nutrition
Mental Focus
Speed Training
Soccer Gear
Local Stores
Soccer Camps
Soccer Tournaments
Indoor Soccer Facilities
Soccer Bars
 

Coerver Coaching

Coerver Coaching - Ultimate Bundle


Coerver Session Planner

Featured Links


Passing Carousel

Field size: 30 yards by 20 yards

Number of players: Setup two lines of six or seven players with one ball; split into two different teams of eight players if you want your players to get more touches on the ball

Age range: 12-14

Description: Players pass the ball and then run backwards into the line behind them.  So it’s pass and then run backwards to the end of the line you just started in.  Quick inside of the foot passes about ten yards in length.

Also, players can try to do this with ball in the air, juggling the ball or with the head.  This is a continuous drill where players don't stop.  As players get comfortable with the drill, use each type of pass: inside, outside, instep, and with both feet and always with one touch. 

Alex Ferguson called Barcelona’s style of play the ‘passing carousel’, since they keep shifting the ball from one side of the field the other or from one player to the other. In this drill the players are working on playing the ball sharply with one touch and moving the ball quickly, which is Barcelona does.

If the you're doing this drill in the air, then all the players try to keep the ball up with the inside of their foot, so each pass has to be precise and easy for the next player to keep up in the air. 

However, the main focus of this drill should be sharp passes on the ground, and only moving to the air when player’s fundamentals are sound.  One thing playing in the air will do though, is test the players, and show them how easy it should be to play the ball on the ground compared to in the air. It will give them something to strive for.

Equipment needed: Can use cones to set up the two lines and practice vests if you want to split into two teams, but really, not equipment is needed, just a soccer ball.


  Subscribe in a reader   Bookmark and Share     


Coerver Coaching: Get FREE Soccer Training tips. Signup Now!
SoccerU
Hot Links
1. Elite European Clubs Soccer Camps
2. Daily Footwork Drills
3. Soccer's Possession Kings
4. Barcelona's Tiki Taka Style of Play
5. Messi Maradona Imitation
6. How to Play Like Lionel Messi
7. Become a Better Soccer Coach
The World's No. 1 Soccer Skills DVD
Learn the skills and gain the confidence to succeed in the game with Coerver Coaching’s Make Your Move DVD system! Built around our unique and highly effective Pyramid of Player Development. Buy Yours Here
Free Soccer Coaching eBook 

 


 
Advertise
Site Map
Partners
About Us
Fitness
Drills

Quote of the Month:

"There is always someone out there getting better than you by training harder than you."

more soccer quotes...

 

© 2017 Soccer Training Info All rights reserved.