Soccer Cone Knock Down # 11 Training Drill

Cone Knock Down # 11

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (25yds x 35yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • pinnies


  • each team is assigned a specific color cone that they have to try to knock down to score a point (red team – yellow cones & blue team – orange cones)
  • each time a cone is knocked down put it back up
  • kick-ins only


  • limit number of touches
  • if a cones is knocked down it stays down
  • goal scorer must finish on one touch
  • add a neutral player who cannot score
  • play 5v5, 6v6 etc.
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • communication
  • constant movement
  • accurate passes
  • good first touch into space
  • quick decision making

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