The spiral pass is used frequently at higher grades where high speeds and accuracy of passes are essential for team attack moves. The spiral pass is great for cut out passes, i.e. a Middle passing straight to a Wing thus giving the Winger maximum time to score in a corner.
Position your outside-hand nearer to the rear of the ball and place your inside hand nearer to the front
Ensure your body is balanced with your outside leg forward and body turned towards the receiver
Keep your eyes fixed on the target
Step your Inside leg towards the target
Keep the front end of the ball pointed slightly higher, towards the receiver
Swing the ball across the front of your body with two hands
As you are about to release the ball, rotate your outside hand over the ball to impart the spin
Ensure the speed and the angle of the pass is appropriate to the distance required
Your wrist flexion helps direct the ball backwards towards the receiver
Make your follow through balanced and point your fingers towards the receiver
Once the pass has been made, stop and retreat, so that you are ready to receive the ball again
After practice you should be able to do a:
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