Six-Cone Passing Drill

Chris Johnson 5,149 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)

The six-cone passing drill focuses on passing, awareness, and movement after the pass. This is a great warmup or to focus on passing technique and movement after the pass.

Soccer Drill Diagram: Six-Cone Passing Drill

six cone soccer passing drill

This is a soccer passing drill that focuses on passing, movement, and awareness after the pass.
Drill Setup

  1. Create a 15 X 25-yard rectangle using six cones.
  2. Have five players start on one of the six cones, leaving one empty.
  3. One player starts with the ball.
Drill Instructions

  1. As players pass the ball, they must move to the open cone. 
  2. As the passing player moves to the open cone, his cone becomes open and available for the next passer.
  3. Play continues for 2 minutes.
Drill Variations

  • Increase or decrease the size of the field
  • Limit the touches to 1-touch passing
  • Add a combination or 1-2 pass 
Drill Coaching Points

  • Good passing technique
  • Crisp passes
  • Good weight of passes
  • Movement immediately after the pass
  • Play in 2 touch

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