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The bounce pass


This is a very handy passing skill, particularly when you are tightly marked.

It is also very effective when you are dribbling, and can be used with either one or both hands.

STEP ONE


The trick is to fake a move which draws the defender one way, then pass the ball underneath their outstretched arms.

Bend your knees and extend your arm to the side of your body to give you the space and angle to make the pass.

STEP TWO


Use your fingers to push the ball downwards to your team-mate.

The ball will slow after bouncing, so aim to hit the floor about two-thirds of the way to the receiver. This reduces the risk of your opponent intercepting the ball.

Stay focused on who you are passing to.



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