Passing in two Boxes VII

  • Organisation

    A large box and a small box are formed with 8 cones. 16 players spread themselves across the cones as shown. Two players start at the first cones. Each group of four has one ball.
  • Process

    The drill starts with a long ball (1 - vertical) from A to B follwoed by a pass for C to run on to. Player C then passes the ball back to the start position to player D. This exercise can continue at the same time with 4 players per drill at the other 3 sets of cones.
  • Tip

    - This drill is very tiring. - The standing leg is often too far away from the ball and/or the player leans back. - Timing of the pass is important. - Players often run faster than they pass. - Demand good strength of pass and pass precision. - Pass precision is more important than pass speed. - The second pass must be passed for player to run on to.
  • Field size

    20 x 20 Meters
  • Cone margins

    The outer cones are 20m apart. The inner cones 10. The distance between the inner box and the next cone is 5m.


Ballskill (Touch on the ball)

Passing [One touch passes, Short passing]


Speed endurance

Strength [Power & Speed]

Training Set:

Progression, Main point/Emphasis


U14 - U19

U6 - U13 [Under 09, Under 10, Under 11, Under 12, Under 13]


20 min

Number of Players:

> 10 players

Form of Training:

Individual training, Group training, Group training

Participating Players:

Whole team


Offensive behaviors, Alone training, Groups, Groups

Skill Level:


Spatial Behavior:

Limited playing field

Training Location:

Grass field, Indoor, Forest/meadow, Asphalt, Turf field

Author: Easy2Coach EN GmbH

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