Soccer Team Passing Training Drill

Team Passing

We provide you with exercises that help you to reach your soccer coaching aims. This soccer passing drill is a great drill for teaching young players for groups between U7 and U12.

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs)(8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 6+
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 5-10 min.
Emphasis: Passing

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (30yds x 20yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • pinnies


  • players pass the ball to a teammate after they call out their name
  • players must run around the nearest cone after they complete a pass


  • players only pass to a player from the other team after they call out the player’s name
  • specify how players must pass (left foot, right foot, high or low etc.)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

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

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