Soccer Short Passing # 6 Training Drill

Short Passing # 6

Learn effective U8 soccer drills you can start using with your team. This is one of many u8 soccer passing drills that you can use to help your team.

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs)(8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 2+
Difficulty: Easy-Medium
Time: 5-10 min.
Emphasis: Passing

Field Preparation:

  • in pairs
  • each pair with a ball
  • cones to mark off area
  • repeat setup to accommodate entire team


  • one player runs between the cones back and forth to receive his partner’s pass which he then returns to him
  • switch roles every 1-2 minutes
  • player to complete most passes within 90 seconds wins


  • one-touch passing for running player
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • accuracy over power
  • first touch
  • make eye contact
  • go faster gradually

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