Soccer Pass Run Shoot Training Drill

Pass Run Shoot

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • 2 groups
  • grid (30yds x 30yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • 2 goals w goalies


  • first player in line passes to player in opposite corner who moves towards the ball to receive and shoot on goal
  • next a player from the white group makes a pass diagonally to a player from the red group


  • pass giver becomes a passive (active) defender
  • specify how players must shoot (left or right foot, number of touches before shot etc.)

Coaching Points:

  • importance of first touch to control and prepare ball
  • timing of pass and run
  • accuracy
  • contact surface
  • aggressive and positive mentality
  • placement versus power

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