One-Touch Passing Combination with a Dribble; Series 1

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This is the first series to a great one-touch passing combination warmup drill with a light dribble. This is a passing pattern drill that focuses on one-touch passing, receiving, movement off the ball with touches on the ball.

Soccer Drill Diagram: One-Touch Passing Combination with a Dribble; Series 1

This is the first series to a great one-touch passing combination warmup drill with a light dribble.

one-touch, passing combination, passing receiving, light dribble
Drill Setup

  1. With cones or training sticks, create a grid approximately 20x20 yards.
  2. Place two to three training sticks down the middle of the grid.
  3. Place a starting cone about 5 yards from the grid in the middle of the grid.
  4. Start a player at each of the 4 corners of the grid. 
  5. The remaining players will line up behind the start cone; each with a ball.
Drill Instructions

  1. This is the first series of the one-touch passing combination. 
  2. Player 1 passes to player 2.
  3. Player 2 returns the pass to player 1.
  4. Player 1 then passes to player 3.
  5. Player 3 passes to player 2. 
  6. Player 3 runs around the other side of the training stick and player 2 passes to player 3.
  7. Player 3 receives the pass and dribbles in-and-out of the training sticks set up inthe center of the field.
  8. Player 3 returns to the back of the line.
  9. Player 1 takes player 2's starting position.
  10. Player 2 takes player 3's starting position.
  11. The play continues on the other side of the grid in the same combination and movement.
Drill Variations

  • Play in two-touch passes for beginners.
  • Follow this drill up with: One-Touch Passing Combination with a Dribble; Series 2
Drill Coaching Points

  • Passes must be precise and to the feet of the receiving player.
  • Good movement off the ball to create space and time the passes.
  • Play in one-touch if possible. Slowing the drill to two-touches will allow players to get familiar with the pattern, and pace of the passes.
  • If a bad pass is given, adjust accordingly and continue the drill.

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