Soccer Cone Dribbling # 6.1 Training Drill

Cone Dribbling # 6.1

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • 4 groups
  • each group with a ball
  • grid (20yds x 30yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • repeat setup to accommodate the entire team


  • players dribble around middle cone and then pass back as shown
  • passer then goes on to next corner
  • next player receives pass and repeats the sequence


  • specify how players must pass/receive (left/right foot, inside/outside foot, high/low etc.)
  • players must perform a move in front of the middle cone and then make a pass
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • weight of pass
  • accuracy
  • first touch
  • verbal and visual communication
  • agility and balance
  • contact surface of foot

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