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The basic pass

Passing

Although it may look unspectacular, you will need to master the basic pass technique before learning more complicated moves.

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

STEP ONE

Passing

Your number one aim is to pass 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

Passing

Sight your target.

Draw the ball back across one hip, keeping your elbows slightly bent, as you turn your chest away from the target.

Sweep the ball off your hip as you swing your hands through an arc, keeping your elbows close to your body.

STEP THREE

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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