Soccer Passing Pattern # 4 Training Drill

Passing Pattern # 4

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • 2 players behind each cone
  • distance between cones (6-8yds)
  • repeat setup to accommodate the entire team


  • player passes to partner who runs to receive the ball in front of the cone and then moves back to make room for next player as shown


  • one-touch passing
  • specify how players must pass (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:

  • accuracy
  • stay on your toes and always be prepared to receive the ball
  • players should accelerate towards the ball
  • players should try to develop a rhythm with their passing

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