Soccer Passing Triangle # 1 Training Drill

Passing Triangle # 1

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs)
Number of Players: 6+
Difficulty: Easy-Medium
Time: 10-15 min.
Emphasis: Passing

Field Preparation:

  • half the group with a ball
  • grid (30yds x 30yds)
  • cones to mark off grid
  • cones to mark off triangles


  • players make a pass to player inside triangle
  • receiver of pass must dribble out of triangle through another side of the triangle as shown
  • pass giver takes receiver’s spot in triangle
  • player with most amount of passes within 2 min. wins


  • players inside triangle play a 1-2 pass with dribbler
  • specify how players dribble, pass and receive the ball
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • communication
  • good first touch into space
  • close control
  • accurate passes
  • first touch

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