Soccer Passes Into Target Areas # 2 Training Drill

Passes Into Target Areas # 2

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • 3 teams
  • grid (25yds x 40yds)
  • target areas (5 x 5yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • pinnies


  • teams score by passing into an area to a target player who connects to a third teammate with a 1 or 2 touch pass
  • switch roles once a team has five points


  • players must play a lofted pass to target player
  • limit number of touches for field players
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • communication
  • accuracy
  • selection & timing of pass
  • switch point of attack away from pressure
  • keep the ball moving with quick accurate passing

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