Soccer Team Diamond Combo Passing Drill

To get your team passing better, this quick, crisp soccer team diamond combo is a great passing drill and will have your players building a foundation of the basic runs that should be made to cover all of the park.

Soccer Team Diamond Combo Drill

Preparation:
- This soccer team passing drill is set up with just 4 cones in a diamond. Have B+D at an angle 7-10 yards from A, and cone C roughly 15-20 yards in line with A.
- All balls begin with A.

Execution:
- A passes to B, B passes to A, A passes to C, C passes to D, D leads a pass between A+B for D to run onto and finish at the end of the line at A.
- Players must "check away" prior to showing for a pass. This means they should create space and drag a defender away from that space by jogging 3-5 yards away from the ball, prior to a quick sprint back towards calling for the pass.

Quality:
- All players should be on their toes all of the time, no standing still.
- Passes should be 1 touch, made firmly and accurately.
- Players should call for every pass.
- Remember, encourage successes!

Progression:
- Switch directions so first pass begins A to D.- Add a passive defender in each of B, C, and D who only provide pressure, not trying to win a ball.
- Lead into the shooting drill called Combo To Goal.

Total time estimated:
- 5-7 minutes for this soccer diamond combo drill.

Good luck!

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