Soccer Diamond Dribble Pass # 2 Training Drill

Diamond Dribble Pass # 2

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • 2 groups
  • 3 players max per group
  • each group with a ball
  • cones to mark off area
  • repeat setup to accommodate the entire team


  • players dribble and pass in the sequence as shown
  • first player at blue cones start dribbling simultaneously
  • next player repeats sequence


  • specify how players must dribble (inside or outside of foot, left or right foot only etc.)
  • change direction
  • players perform a move (scissor, step over etc.) in front of the red cone
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • timing
  • agility and balance
  • change of speed & direction
  • close control
  • soft touches
  • weight of pass
  • accuracy

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