Soccer Passing Gates Training Drill

Passing Gates

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs)
Number of Players: 2+
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 5 min.
Emphasis: Passing

Field Preparation:

  • in pairs
  • each pair with a ball
  • cones to mark off gates
  • pinnies
  • repeat setup to accommodate the entire team


  • players pass to each other as shown


  • three (two) touch limitation
  • 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:

  • eye contact
  • body mechanics
  • balance
  • weight of pass
  • first touch

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