Soccer Passing Triangle # 2 Training Drill

Passing Triangle # 2

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • half the group with a ball
  • grid (30yds x 30yds)
  • cones to mark off grid/ triangles
  • pinnies for defenders to carry


  • players dribble inside playing area
  • players make a pass to player inside the triangle who then dribbles out through a different side of the triangle as shown
  • pass giver follows pass and takes receiver’s spot inside triangle
  • players switch role if defender wins ball (defender carries pinnie)


  • taggers must dribble a ball and carry a pinnie / flag
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • communication
  • good first touch
  • accuracy

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