“Everything that goes on in a match, except shooting, you can do in a rondo. The competitive aspect, fighting to make space, what to do when in possession and what to do when you haven’t got the ball, how to play ‘one touch’ soccer, how to counteract the tight marking and how to win the ball back.”
-- Johan Cruyff
This philosophy has been proven time and time again to for helping players learn effective decision-making and technical quickness. The benefits of a "Rondo Run" support a player's cognitive ability, technical coordination, and activate specific soccer motions. It has helps build team awareness and physical conditioning.
You can use Rondo Runs as a functional warm-up or alter it for a fitness activity.