Soccer Pass Receive Turn Training Drill

Pass Receive Turn

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 4+
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 5-10 min.
Emphasis: Passing

Field Preparation:

  • groups of four
  • each group with two balls
  • cones to mark off area


  • players on the outside pass to a player inside the middle zone who receives and turns with the ball to pass it to the player on the opposite side
  • switch roles after 20 passes


  • specify how players must pass/receive (left or right foot, inside or outside foot, high or low etc.)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • players should try to develop a rhythm with their passing
  • players should accelerate towards the ball
  • weight of pass
  • accuracy
  • good first touch

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