Soccer Cone Knock Down # 12 Training Drill

Cone Knock Down # 12

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (40yds x 50yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • tall cones
  • pinnies


  • each team defends a goal with 3-5 tall cones in front of it as shown
  • teams score by shooting and knocking down one of the cones
  • each cone knocked down is awarded 1 point


  • if a cone is knocked down it must stay down
  • teams can knock down cones in front of both goals
  • adjust size of field and number of tall cones if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • accurate passes
  • quick decision making
  • good angle of support
  • movement on and off the ball
  • aggressive and positive mentality
  • vision and anticipation
  • placement versus power
  • positioning to gain an advantage

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