Soccer 5v5 Chip Pass Training Drill

5v5 Chip Pass

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Basic Information

Age Group: (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 8+
Difficulty: Medium-Hard
Time: 15-25 min.
Emphasis: Passing, Attacking

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (30yds x 40yds)
  • 2 end zones 5 yards deep
  • cones to mark off area
  • pinnies


  • play 5v5 with goalies
  • teams score by making a lofted pass over the marked lines into the goalieā€™s hands without a bounce
  • goalkeepers must stay their zone
  • goalkeeper feeds the ball back to the team that was scored upon
  • teams can score on either goalkeeper
  • teams cannot score on the same goalie twice in a row


  • pass must come from own half
  • pass must come from attacking half
  • teams can only score on one designated goalkeeper
  • limit number of touches
  • adjust size of field if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • accuracy
  • vision
  • decision making
  • verbal and visual communication

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