Soccer Passing Activity # 18 Training Drill

Passing Activity # 18

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • groups of 4
  • each group with a ball
  • distance between goals (4-6yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • repeat setup to accommodate the entire team


  • players pass and follow their pass to opposite goal
  • players must receive and pass the ball behind goal line
  • team that completes most passes in one go wins


  • players must move through goal to receive and pass the ball in front of it
  • limit number of touches
  • specify how players must pass (left or right foot, high or low etc.)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • accuracy
  • weight of pass
  • good ball speed
  • body position and balance

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