Soccer Combination Play w Cross Training Drill

Combination Play w Cross

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • 1 goal with goalie
  • good supply of cones
  • good supply of balls for continuous play
  • repeat setup to accommodate the entire team


  • players pass and shoot on goal in the sequence as shown


  • specify how players must shoot (left or right foot, inside or laces, high or low etc.)
  • add a defender
  • limit number of touches
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • quality of preparation touch
  • contact surface
  • aggressive and positive mentality
  • placement versus power
  • weight of pass
  • accuracy of pass

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