Soccer Dribbling Warm Up – Final Pass Training Drill

Dribbling Warm Up – Final Pass

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (30yds x 40yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • 2 mini goals
  • pinnies


  • each player one both teams is given a number from 1-5
  • players dribble inside middle zone
  • when coach calls out a number the respective player from each team attempts to pass the ball into either mini
  • goal from within the middle zone
  • players can score on the same goal
  • first player to score is awarded a point


  • specify how players must dribble (left or right foot, inside or outside foot etc.)
  • specify how players must shoot (left or right foot, inside or laces, high or low etc.)
  • players must perform a move before they shoot on target
  • players cannot score on the same goal
  • players must dribble through cone goals which are positioned on touchline between middle and end zone
  • before they shoot on target off their first touch within end zone
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • decision making
  • change of speed & direction
  • vision
  • change of direction and speed
  • close control
  • eye on ball
  • quality of preparation touch
  • aggressive and positive mentality