Soccer Key Possession Training Drill

Key Possession

Print/Download This Drill

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 10+
Difficulty: Medium
Time: 15-25 min.
Emphasis: Possession, Passing

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (40yds x 50yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • 2 goals
  • pinnies


  • each team defends and attacks a goal
  • teams must complete 5 passes before they can score


  • teams must connect 3 one-touch passes before they can score
  • teams must play a 1-2 combination before they can score
  • add a neutral player
  • adjust size of field if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • angle, distance and timing of support
  • vision
  • body position – open to field
  • decision making
  • verbal and visual communication
  • first touch

Watch The Video