Soccer Communication Passing # 1 Training Drill

Communication Passing # 1

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs)(8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 6+
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 5-10 min.
Emphasis: Passing

Field Preparation:

  • half the group with a ball
  • grid (30yds x 20yds)
  • cones to mark off area


  • players dribble inside the grid and pass the ball to another player whose name they call out before
  • the pass is made
  • player who receives the ball accelerates into space and then makes a pass


  • players must turn and run around the nearest cone after completing a pass
  • players throw the ball to each other for a warm-up
  • players with the ball only make lead passes into space
  • specify how players must pass (left foot, right foot, high or low passes etc.)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • accuracy
  • weight of pass
  • get into line of flight of the ball
  • communication

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