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Passing skills



Basic passing

Before you start learning all the complicated passing moves, you need to master the simple pass.

Although this may look unspectacular, it is important you get your technique spot on.

This will also help you perfect the more complex passing moves as you develop.

The more relaxed you are when you catch and pass the ball, the easier the next pass becomes.

STEP ONE

Basic pass - step one

The whole idea is based around passing FOR the player, rather than AT the player.

Hold the ball in two hands with your fingers spread across the seam, with your chest facing forward.

STEP TWO

Basic pass - step two

Keep your elbows slightly bent at the start of the pass, looking at the receiver to help you deliver an accurate pass.

Swing your hands through an arc, keeping your elbows close to your body.

STEP THREE

Basic passing

Release the ball with a flick of the wrists and fingers.

Follow through with your fingers pointing to the target - chest high in front of the receiver.



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