The following soccer drills are great to improve the passing and combination skills of your team. All three drills are played in the double square, which is easy to set up and extremly versatile. The double square is particularly suitable as a complex passing and combination exercise during the warm-up.
Double Square Drill – Pass to the Goalkeeper
ORGANIZATION / STRUCTURE
Set up outer square (25-30m) and inner square (8-10m) as shown in the diagram, start at two diagonal corners, which are double/triple, 4 (6) balls plus spare balls at the starting cones. At the two starting positions the goal where the goalkeeper expects passes is marked by cones.
At two diagonal corners, players A start simultaneously with a sharp diagonal pass to the inner square.
B drops the ball on C.
C diagonally passes to D.
D takes the ball with two contacts to the side and plays an angled, precise pass to the goalkeeper on the other side.
The goalkeeper picks up the ball and rolls it to the approaching player.
The player dribbles to the starting position.
Change positions: Each player runs after his own ball.