ⓘ Passing, sports. Passing is a common technique in sports that use balls and pucks. A pass consists of an intentional transfer of the ball from one player to ano ..

                                     

ⓘ Passing (sports)

Passing is a common technique in sports that use balls and pucks. A pass consists of an intentional transfer of the ball from one player to another of the same team. Examples of sports that involve passing are association football, basketball, ice hockey, and American football. Certain games only allow backward passing, while others allow both. Of those that allow forward passing, some prohibit the receiver from being ahead of the pass at a certain point on the field, while other do not.

Passing in basketball has been defined as "The deliberate attempt to move a live ball between two teammates", a definition which might equally apply across other sports equally well, albeit with a change to the item being passed where appropriate.

In certain sports, a pass to a teammate that leads to a successful scoring move is recorded, and tracked. In many sports, including basketball and ice hockey, this action is known as an assist. In basketball, only the last pass before a successful score is credited as an assist. Ice hockey attributes up to two assists on a goal scoring play. In that case, the last two teammates not including the goal scorer to touch the puck before the goal is scored would be credited with an assist. A team with a high number of assists demonstrates effective ball or puck passing between teammates, which is critical in most team sports, as it tends to lead to more, and higher quality scoring opportunities.

In baseball, the ball is only passed between teammates on defense. The goal is to pass the ball from one teammate to another so they can either tag, or force out a base runner. Assists are also tracked in baseball, and any defender that touches a fairly hit ball that leads to a putout is credited.

                                     

1. History of passing

Many early references to football refer to balls "flying high" and being "hit here". These, however, cannot be considered to be passing as there is no indication that they were between players of the same team. Similarly, they may not have been intentional passes as opposed to fortuitously trying to move a ball upfield to gain possession.

Passing is first described in Cornish hurling. Modern passing was a feature of some English public school football games for example, at Rugby school and these were developed further by public school missionaries in teams such as Sheffield FC 1860sand The Royal Engineers AFC late 1860/early 1870s.

                                     
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