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This drill sets the tone for the rest of our practice. The team is trying to accomplish 3 sets of 25 perfect passes in a row. In holding the team to the standard of perfect pass, after perfect pass, after perfect pass, etc..you are raising the bar high at the very beginning of practice and invoking their concentration levels to be high from the start. Equally important aspects of the drill are catching passes and communication. The first 25 pass and catches should be easy to achieve, but make sure the standard is “perfection”. In order for it to be a perfect catch, the player must call for the ball or alert her location, meet the pass, catch and protect the ball, and The players involved in the pass and catch must talk during the play, and everyone else is counting the number in a row. The 2nd round of 25 in a row has some post defense that is more of a read than it is live. We split our 25 passes in half between low side post passes and middle post passes. The 3rd round of 25 is very challenging. The post defenders are allowed to poke at the ball and disrupt the catch, plus perimeter defenders are allowed to disrupt passes as well. When first teaching this drill, start with just 75 perfect passes in a row without defense. Then progress the level of the drill as you see fit for your team. On the best teamwork drills you can do and still incorporate some great fundamentals of the game.