One of The Best Attacking Skill

One of The Best Attacking Skill (Give and Go Pass, Wall-pass, One- two pass)


The One Two pass is also referred to as the “Wall Pass” or “Give and Go” pass. This is because the passing player plays an initial short pass to a team mate (pass one) and then receives a very quick pass into space back from the same team mate (pass two.)

It can also be described as giving the ball (give) to team mate then going into space (go) to receive the ball back. Or another good way of describing it is that the first player is almost using the second player as a wall in that he plays the ball against a wall and receives the rebound into space.

The wall pass can be used anywhere on the field, but seem to be most effective in and around the opposition’s penalty area. Probably the best wall pass combinations come from FC Barcelona with Messi, Xavi, Iniesta etc.


Wall pass: Here are the key points to the wall pass.

Angles, it’s all about angles! Remember to create typically a 45 degree angled pass into the player receiving the ball and aim to receive the ball into space at a 45 degree angle as well.

One-two pass is a useful soccer skill for working the ball through a tight defense.

It is also great for beating your opponent’s offside trap, creating space for you in midfield and avoiding tight marking defenders.

The move for this pass is pretty simple: You pass the ball to your teammate who immediately passes the ball back to you.

It is very important that both you and your teammate keep moving. You must also run into space directly after you have played the ball to you teammate.


Key Points

The key elements when performing a one-two pass is timing and speed. Both you and your teammate should be weighted and timed so that you can receive and run with the ball in same moment.


You need also to understand how your teammates are thinking to perform a one-two pass successfully. The only way to learn how they are thinking soccer is to practice together.

The term “one-two” recognizes the nature of the first and second passes involved and the speed with which the passes are accomplished. 

It is also an oral communications call to set up and perform the skill.

Usually, the first receiver initiates the action by recognizing the possibility for a give-and-go to be used, and then moving to the correct location to receive a pass from the dribbler. 

It is also at this time that the first receiver may call for the “one-two.”  If the dribbler wishes to take advantage of this option, he must then promptly make the first pass.  The initial receiver then becomes the next passer and he must immediately return the ball.


The Main Reason

 The reason why a double pass is so effective is simple: when the initial pass is made from you to your teammate, the tendency for your defender (the one that marks you) to turn and watch the ball rather than concentrate on his/her primary task which is to mark you.

The defender will lose the track of you and create space for the return pass from your teammate.

So, if you are a defender instead, how can you beat a double pass effectively? One of the common strategies to use is straightforward: simply step back quickly as soon as your opponent makes the first pass.

The purpose with this is to get back far enough, making it possible to step into your opponents passing lane. If your opponent then attempts a one-two pass, the ball will land at your feet first.

The coach should then emphasize the four most important things to do when performing the give-and-go:

  1. The dribbler must get close enough to the defender to be sure the defender is engaged.
  2. The initial pass is made with the right foot if the receiver is to the left and the left foot if the receiver is to the right.
  3. The dribbler is to run around the defender to the opposite side from the receiver.
  4. The receiver must get his body positioned properly to one-touch the ball back to the initial passer, using the left foot if the passer is to his right and the right foot if the passer is to his left.

All four of these actions can be demonstrated with the defender going “live.”

The coach should then emphasize the four most important things NOT to do when performing the give-and-go:

  1. The dribbler must not get too close to the defender.  The defender will take the ball.
  2. The dribbler must not hesitate.  He must make a firm pass to his receiver’s feet and then sprint past the defender.
  3. The dribbler must not make a “blind” initial pass.  The passer must see his receiver and kick the ball right to him.  The pass must not “lead” the receiver in any way.
  4. The receiver must not get too close to the defender.

In conclusion, the basic concept of One-two pass also is how to communication with teammate and move to open space.

The best dribble is to beat opponents at same time and simple way. Therefore, using the one-two pass is the best attacking dribble skill and movement way for the ball.