Soccer Cone Knock Down # 9 Training Drill

Cone Knock Down # 9

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • each player with a ball
  • good supply of cones


  • tall cones are randomly placed in playing area
  • players dribble and knock down tall cones to get a point
  • coaches stand cones back up right away
  • player with most points at the end of the game wins


  • specify how players must pass (left or right foot, inside or outside foot etc.)
  • players must perform a specific move and then try to knock down a cone (with their next touch)
  • players must shoot/pass the ball with their second touch
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • vision
  • close control
  • soft touch
  • weight of pass
  • accuracy
  • aggressive and positive mentality
  • placement versus power

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