Short-short-long is an easy passing warm-up combination where players can work on playing both short and long passes.
Create passing lines with cones on either side about 30-40 yards apart. Put players into groups of four to seven. Each group needs a soccer ball. Have players form even lines at the cones on either end.
How It Works
The first player in line makes a long pass to the opposite side and then follows their pass. The receiving player plays a short pass to the player running towards them and then receives it back. The player with the ball then sends a long pass to the other side continuing the cycle.
Encourage players to play the short passes with one touch if they can. After a player makes the long pass make sure they run down to get in position for the short passes on the other side.
Drills that are similar to short-short-long include the square passing warm-up, the circle passing warm-up, and wall passing combinations.
1 thought on “Short-Short-Long”
The way the directions read it should be long-short-short.