Free Passing Drills for 8-year-old kids

Passing Drills – In The Open Space 3

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DESCRIPTION
• play 4v4
• grid is divided into four smaller grids as shown
• teams score by making a pass to a teammate who is in a different grid diagonally than the passer

VARIATION
• play 4v2, 5v2, 6v3 etc.
• limit number of touches
• teams score by making a lofted pass to a teammate who is in a different grid diagonally than the passer
• multiple 1v1s (players can only defend a designated player and cannot tackle another attacker)
• adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

COACHING POINTS
• communication
• create supporting angles
• vision
• body position – open to field
• decision making

 

Passing Drills – In The Open Space 4

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DECSRIPTION
• play 4v4
• grid is divided into four smaller grids as shown
• teams score by connecting three passes and then making a pass to a teammate who is in a different grid than the passer

VARIATION
• play 5v5, 6v6, 4v2, 5v2, 6v3 etc.
• limit number of touches
• multiple 1v1s (players can only defend a designated player and cannot tackle another attacker)
• teams score by connecting three passes and then making a lofted pass to a teammate who is in a different grid than the passer
• adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

COACHING POINTS
• communication
• create supporting angles
• vision
• body position – open to field
• decision making