Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Development: Passing techniques (instep & curl)

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Christopher Xuereb
Name: Christopher Xuereb
City: Moreton-In-Marsh
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer



This is also known as the drive pass. This technique can help you get the ball from A-B in a hurry. Often used to thread the ball through small gaps over long distances. This is ideal for quickly icking out a teammate in space.  

To make this powerful pass, players must strike through the middle of the ball with their laces or instep.


 This could be a useful technique to keep the ball away from the opposition. Similar technique to curve shots, but very useful to for sideways passing, getting through on goal or even to play on flanks from the FB to LW/RW.

To execute this pass, players need to:  

  • be at an acute angle to the ball  
  • plant their non-kicking foot to the side of the ball while ensuring it’s angled towards the front of the ball  
  • wrap their kicking foot around the opposite side of the ball using their instep.

an example of a curl pass through on goal.

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