Soccer 1-2 Passes Training Drill

1-2 Passes

The 1-2 soccer passing drill will focus on passing, combination play, playing with speed, and playing to feet.

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • 2 groups
  • grid (20yds x 20yds)
  • godd supply of balls
  • cones to mark off area
  • repeat setup to accommodate the entire team


  • players dribble around grid and play 1-2 wall passes with players at corners
  • next player starts as soon previous player gets to second corner
  • pass must be made at red cones as shown


  • specify how players must pass/ receive (left or right foot, inside or outside foot etc.)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • weight of pass
  • accuracy
  • first touch
  • communication

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