Do you want to run your training sessions like Barcelona? Then check out these Barcelona practice drills. Learn how to control the soccer ball from the master’s of the possession game.
The key to keeping possession of the ball, which is the foundation of the Barcelona style of play, is to have a good first touch. A good first touch means control the ball out in front of you but not too far away to where the defender can win the ball.
In this drill two Barcelona players pass the soccer ball back and forth in two touches and can’t let the ball leave the small square they stand in. A simple soccer drill but crucial to learn how to control the ball like this as a youth player.