Master the Weighted Pass

Need a Weighted Ball? How about a Weighted Pass? Can't help you with the Weighted Ball friend, maybe your doctor can, common now lets keep it professional. This pass can be played from many different positions and ways on the pitch. Generally it's played in behind a defender but not always, let me explain.

A good weighted ball is played into space in front of your teammate making it quite easy for them to run on to it in stride. It takes remarkable accuracy and touch to set it up just right for your teammate to receive. Hit too hard or too soft it could break up a build up instantly, so weight the ball jussssst right.

Things to Remember about the Weighted-Pass:

-Make it easy for your teammate receive by playing it in the space they are running on to

-Disguise your pass

-Too long is better than too short so play it just a tad on the long side

-Ideally on the ground, easier to collect

-Select a target and go with it, don't second guess yourself

-Keep whichever part of your foot you choose flexed and firm

-Make sure your planting foot acts as a guide and points in the direction of where you are passing

Before I turned pro I use to play this game with teammates where we'd stand about ten yards from one another and pass the ball but we'd try and get the ball to stop dead exactly between your teammates leg without touching the sides of their feet. Little did I know that helped me tremendously to improve my weighted pass. There are so many other things you can do like laying down cones and playing balls into channels and having them stop dead on a certain spot to improve your pass accuracy.

A great weighted ball can be deadly and when executed in tough situations really shows a players professional touch.

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