Passing - Inside Push

  • Angle of approach - center
  • Supporting foot is next to the ball pointed at target
  • Head up observe your target
  • Contact ball - middle
  • Contact foot - inside
  • Ankle locked with toe pointed up
  • Follow through towards target with striking foot remaining open throughout
  • Body weight over the ball
  • Weight and accuracy of pass

Passing - Lofted Pass

  • Angle of approach - off center
  • Head up to observe target
  • Head down at the point of contact
  • Non-kicking foot places to side, slightly behind the ball
  • Ankle locked to level to the ground
  • Contact ball - bottom
  • Contact foot - instep or upper inside
  • Body weight back with your head and chest behind the ball at contact

Passing - Inside Curl

  • Angle of approach - off center
  • Non-kicking foot plants next to the ball
  • Contact is made on the outside of the ball with the inside of the foot
  • Follow through with the ankle rotating into the body

Passing - Driven Pass

  • Angle of approach - off center
  • Head up to observe target
  • Head down at the point of contact
  • Non-kicking foot places to side, slightly behind the ball
  • Angle locked, toe down
  • Contact ball - middle above the mid line
  • Contact foot - laces (Instep)
  • Body weight forward chest and knee over the ball at contact
  • Follow through
  • Land on the striking foot

Passing - Outside Push

  • Angle of approach - center or off center
  • Pass off the front foot
  • Supporting foot is behind the ball
  • Ankle locked with toe pointed down
  • The knee of the kicking foot is over the ball at contact
  • Contact Ball - middle
  • Contract Foot - outside
  • Disguise your pass

Passing - Outside Curl

  • Angle of approach - straight
  • Non-kicking foot plants behind the ball
  • Contact is made on the inside of the ball with the outside of the foot
  • Follow through with the ankle rotating away from the body

Passing - Half Volley

  • Assess the flight of the ball
  • Get in line to receive
  • Select the appropriate surface to pass
  • Arms out for balance
  • Strike the ball as it hits the ground and begins to rise
  • Contact is made above the middle of the ball with the inside of the foot
  • Guide the ball instead of striking it

Passing - Cushion Volley

  • Assess the flight of the ball
  • Get in line to receive
  • Select the appropriate surface to pass
  • Arms out for balance
  • Contact is made in the middle of the ball
  • No follow through is necessary
  • Object is to redirect or guide the pass
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