Soccer Control High Pass # 2 Training Drill

Control High Pass # 2

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Basic Information

Age Group: (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 7+
Difficulty: Medium-Hard
Time: 15-20 min.
Emphasis: Finishing, Passing

Field Preparation:

  • 1 goal with goalie
  • good supply of cones to makr off area
  • good supply of balls for continuous play
  • repeat setup to accommodate the entire team


  • the server makes a lofted pass to the goalie who catches it and throw/punts the ball to the other server who makes a throw-in to the first player in line who dribbles through the cone goal and finishes on goal


  • add a defender at the cone goal who can only defend the goal line (he can only move sideways)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:


  • seal off defender
  • quality of preparation touch
  • contact surface
  • aggressive and positive mentality
  • placement versus power


  • angle and speed of approach
  • timing and decision to tackle
  • control and restraint

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