Soccer Possession Passing Drill Training Drill

Possession Passing Drill

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • groups of 3
  • each group with a ball
  • grid (12yds x 12yds)
  • cones to mark off area


  • players pass to each other and cannot leave an empty cone adjacent to the player with the ball
  • players move quickly to the next supporting position
  • players can only receive passes in the corners of the grid


  • limit number of touches
  • add a defender (same rules apply)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • weight of pass
  • first touch
  • communication
  • quick decision making
  • accuracy

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