5v2 Angle of Support Passing Drill

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.

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5v2 Angle of Support Passing Soccer Drill


  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.


  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.

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  • Limit the outside players touch to 2-touches.

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

Equipment Required

  • Disc Cones
  • Scrimmage Pennies/Vests
  • Soccer Practice or Training Balls

Drill Target Ages

  • U9, U-9, Under 9, 9 and Under
  • U10, U-10, Under 10, 10 and Under
  • U11, U-11, Under 11, 11 and Under
  • U12, U-12, Under 12, 12 and Under
  • U13, U-13, Under 13, 13 and Under
  • U14, U-14, Under 14, 14 and Under
  • U15, U-15, Under 15, 15 and Under
  • U16, U-16, Under 16, 16 and Under

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Soccer Drill Titled: 5v2 Angle of Support Passing Drill
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Published by: Chris Johnson
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