Soccer Passing Triangle # 4 Training Drill

Passing Triangle # 4

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs)
Number of Players: 9+
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 inside triangle play wall passes as shown
  • passes come in through one side and go out another as shown
  • play with passive defenders that can only jockey the ball (can’t deposses ball)
  • player with most amount of passes within 2 min. wins
  • switch roles every 2-3 minutes


  • specify how players must pass (left or right foot, inside or outside foot, high or low etc.)
  • players switch role if active defender wins the ball (defender carries pinnie)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • communication
  • good first touch into space
  • accuracy

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