Soccer Passing Drills and Skills

Soccer passing drills are another vital piece to the game of soccer. Passing helps quickly advance the ball in an attempt to off-balance the defense. Since the speed of the ball is much quicker than a dribble, passing becomes a critical piece of soccer as the kids advance in age and skill level. There are many different types of passes, such as the push pass, chip pass, outside of the foot pass, and instep pass.

Purpose of Soccer Passing Drills and Skills

  • To switch the point of attack to quickly off-balance the defense.
  • To reduce pressure.
  • To create time and space.
  • To maintain possession.

Browse the Latest Soccer Passing Drills and Skills

Dribbling and Passing Warm-up Drill

Chris Johnson 7,158 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
This is a dribbling and passing warm-up drill to kick off a training session.

4v2 Rondo

Chris Johnson 3,272 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
The 4v2 Rondo is a great soccer possession game to work on passing, angles of support, and movement off the ball to maintain possession.

Three-Cone Passing Drill

Chris Johnson 4,634 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
This is a soccer passing drill that will focus on passing and moving after the pass.

Four-Cone Passing Drill

Chris Johnson 4,146 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
This is a soccer passing drill that focuses on passing and movement.

Six-Cone Passing Drill

Chris Johnson 4,642 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
This is a soccer passing drill that focuses on passing, movement, and awareness after the pass.

2v2 + 1 to Two Goals

Chris Johnson 19,788 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
This is a 2v2 + 1 attacking soccer game is played to two goals with a free attacker on the end line between the two goals. This game focuses on playing the ball forward to your target player before go…

One-Touch Passing Combination with a Dribble; Series 2

Chris Johnson 16,442 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
This is the second series to a great one-touch passing combination warm up soccer drill with light dribbling.

One-Touch Passing Combination with a Dribble; Series 1

Chris Johnson 10,377 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
one-touch, passing combination, passing receiving, light dribble

4v4, Thirds of the Field, Shape and Positioning

Chris Johnson 28,675 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
This 4v4 thirds of the field drill is great for improving shape and positioning.

2v2 with Target Players to Small Goals

Chris Johnson 31,429 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
2v2 drill focusing on penetrating passes to a target player to stretch the field and finish on goal.