Soccer Double Gate Passing Training Drill

Double Gate Passing

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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: Passing

Field Preparation:

  • in pairs
  • each pair with a ball
  • grid (30yds x 20yds)
  • cones to mark off area


  • players pass through one opening and receive the ball through another (as shown)
  • 2 touch passing
  • pairs move to a different gate after each 1-2 combination


  • one touch passing
  • specify how players must pass (left foot, right foot, receive with one foot and pass with another)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • accuracy
  • weight of pass
  • close control
  • first touch

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