OBJECTIVE: Develop good technique and accuracy of the pass under pressure

EQUIPMENT: 10 cones / one ball per pair

GROUP SIZE: Nine in each group

AREA: 5m x 5m (smaller for young players)


  1. Two players draw and pass on first defender.
  2. Once passed, the first defender can then chase from behind and tackle legally.
  3. Once the two players pass D2, then D2 turns and chases.
  4. With two defenders coming from behind, the two attacking players need to score past the third defender.
  5. Move from low confrontation to high confrontation.


• Speed and urgency needed.
• Passes well directed.
• Defenders chase realistically, with commitment.


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