Soccer Short Passing # 8 Training Drill

Short Passing # 8

Develop communication, technique, coordination, movement and receiving skills with these passing drills for your kids’ soccer 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 station with a ball
  • cones to mark off area
  • repeat setup to accommodate the entire team


  • players pass back and forth as shown
  • players run back and forth between cones before and after each pass as shown


  • one-touch passing
  • specify how players must pass/receive (left or right foot, inside or outside foot, high or low etc.)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • body mechanics
  • balance
  • weight of pass
  • accuracy
  • first touch
  • communication

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