Football Drill Demonstration


A. Players are 5-7m apart:one player throws the ball in the air, the partner returns it with inside touch after:

  • thigh control
  • chest control
  • head control
  • no control-one touch

B. Same as A, but this time player runs aroud a cone 5 m behind him/her and then approaches the air ball.

C. Same as B, but this time player runs around cones 5m apart, alternating left and right.


Coaching points

  • underhand throw for younger players
  • use only inside foot touch
  • pass back in the hands of partner
  • pass back on the ground
  • alternate left and right foot
  • quick runs around the cones
  • switch roles every  minute
  • repeat each skill twice

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