Soccer Short Passing # 7 Training Drill

Short Passing # 7

Our soccer passing drills give you a wide range of activities that help you to reach your coaching goals and improve your team’s passing skills.

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs)(8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 2+
Difficulty: Easy
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


  • each player stand in front of a blue cone and pass in between white cones to their partner on the
  • opposite side
  • two touch passing (1.receive 2. pass)
  • practice for 90 seconds and then make it competitive
    pair to complete most passes within 90 seconds wins


  • one-touch passing
  • specify how players must pass/receive (left or right foot, inside or outside foot, etc.)
  • 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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