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PASSING DRILLS FOR SOCCER

Passing Drills for Soccer set up inside small sided games are both fun and very beneficial to player development.

Players will need to be encouraged to move the soccer ball quick and often using firm passing with inside of the foot.

Creative passes are welcome as well, however inside foot passing is used most often in the game so players should learn how to pass the ball quickly, accurately and with pace on the pass using the inside of the foot.

Always encourage players to train hard in training so that they can develop a habit for working hard.

This will transfer to the game and is a very good habit to have.

PASSING DRILLS FOR SOCCER

Passing Drills for Soccer

SOCCER TRAINING DRILLS - INSTRUCTIONS

  • YOUTH GRID SIZE 20 - 25 M/YD.
  • ADULT GRID SIZE 30 - 40 M/YD.
  • ADJUST THE GRID SIZE PER NUMBER OF PLAYERS, PLAYING SKILLS, AND AGE.
  • 2 Teams play possession game inside the grid.
  • Players keep possession of the ball through passing, and movement off the ball, with the intent of knocking down the opponents cone by kicking the ball at it.
  • One point is awarded for knocking down the opponents cone successfully.

VARIATIONS FOR THIS SOCCER DRILL

  • Limit touches to 1 - 3 touches on the soccer ball.
  • Keep possession through a set number of passes completed, before attempting to knock over the cone.
  • Add Punishment for loosing team in the form of sprints, pushups, sit ups, or my favorite BUTS UP, where the losing team has to get in goal, head down, while every player on the winning team takes a kick with intent of kicking the soccer ball at one of the losing teams players.

Get creative with this or any other soccer drill. Remember to always encourage players to work hard in practice and have fun. The soccer ball is a very fun toy.

TRAIN HARDER,
TRAIN SMARTER,
PLAY BETTER!


PASSING GAME FOR SOCCER