Jogging gently in lines of about 4 / 5, one behind the other. The back player moves to the front of the line (not a sprint but quicker than a jog) and slows to a jog. The front person chooses where to run and leads the group.
Spread your team anywhere inside the half of a pitch. Only give your team 3 balls.
You may pass the ball around to anyone inside the half. This will create a lot of talking and activity.
Do this exercise for about 5 minutes. It is important that the players keep talking and moving off the ball, always making themselves available to receive the ball.
For quick decision making do the same exercise inside the circle.
Pass ball to player and then chase pass to put pressure on player.
Receiving player either passes first touch or two touch to the next player.
First touch should be in direction of intended pass.
First clock wise then anti clock wise then both ways
Group size can vary 5 would be in a square. etc
5 cones, 5 players, 1 ball and few spares to the side. Players can pass anywhere as long as it at it isn't straight on. Player with ball makes first pass, and follows their pass. Player in the center cannot turn to pass straight on. Player with ball must always have 3 options to pass, if a cone is empty, players who is out of the game must make the supporting run.
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