Training Spotlight – FC Barcelona’s “Rondo” Passing Drill

At E-Soccer we often start our sessions with the younger kids in a circle passing drill where the kids say their name or the name of another in the circle before passing. We progress by having them name favorite colors, animals, etc. before passing. It’s a great basic drill to get the legs warm and help the kids connect socially as teammates as they begin the session.

Check out the video above for a very popular warm-up, passing drill (called the “rondo” by FC Barcelona) used often by professional teams at the highest level to get the legs warm and get teammates working together in a flow. FC Barcelona, arguably one of the world’s current best teams, makes one-touch precision passing with defender pressure in the “rondo” look so effortless here. Check it out…