Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Ball Movement

Field Position:

Offense, Defense, Midfield

Drill Style:

Warm-Up, Skills

Time Needed:

10 min

Field Location:

Attack Zone

Skill Level:




A basic drill that allows for many touches for each player as they pass the ball and work skills through the drill.

Description of Drill-Execution

Set up 5 cones in a star shape.  Equal number of players at each cone.  Line 1 passes to line 2.  Line 2 passes to line 3.  Line 3 passes to line 4.  Line 4 passes to line 5.  Line 5 passes to line 1.  Players should follow their pass.

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Ball Movement (Catching and Throwing)
  2. Catching and throwing on the run

Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)

Catch and change hand to pass; Use ground balls instead of passing.  Add 2 or 3 defenders in the center of the star to pressure passers.