5v2 Angle of Support Passing Drill

Chris Johnson 62,584 Views Rating 3.6 (25 Reviews)

The purpose of this soccer passing drill is to focus on players angle of support, the weight of passes and the quality of 1st touch.

Soccer Drill Diagram: 5v2 Angle of Support Passing Drill

5v2 Angle of Support Passing Soccer Drill

The purpose of this soccer passing drill is to focus on players angle of support, weight of passes and quality of 1st touch.
Drill Setup

  1. Create a grid approximately 12x12 or 10x10 yards depending on the skill level of the players.
  2. Put 2 defensive players inside the grid in one color and the remaining 5 players along the outside of the grid.
  3. Make sure you have a good supply of soccer balls to keep the drill flowing.
Drill Instructions

  1. Instruct the 2 defensive players to stay inside the grid and attempt to break up any passes from the 5 outside players.
  2. Outside players play keep away from the 2 inside players in an attempt to complete 10 consecutive passes.
Drill Variations

  • Limit the outside players touch to 2-touches.
Drill Coaching Points

The coach should focus on:

  • Angle of support
  • Angle of passes
  • Weight of passes
  • Quality of 1st touch
  • Playing on toes
  • Early support
  • Good communication

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