Star-shaped Passing

  • Organisation

    • 6 cones of any color

  • Process

    Players will line up as portrayed in the graphic, one player will stand at every cone.

    The first player starts by passing the ball into the player in the center.

    Then, the players will follow the passing pattern.

  • Tip

    Coaching Points:

    • Start the drill off slower and progress by bringing more quality into the touches, speed of play, and passing

Training Set



10 min


U13, U12, U11, U10, U09, U14 - U19


Combinations, Inside of the foot passing, One touch passes, Short passing, Wall passes, Ball control, Dribbling, Running technique with/without ball, Trapping

Training Organization

Number of Players

7 players, 9 players

Form of Training

Team training

Skill Level

Professional, Advanced

Participating Players

Forwards, Midfielders, Defenders


Cooperation within the team

Spatial Behavior

Limited playing field

Training Location

Asphalt, Grass field, Turf field

Author: Tom Pilarski

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