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To engage opposition. To transfer ball to support player moving into space.


  1. Look to penetrate either side of opposition first.
  2. Focus on contact area.
  3. Chin off chest; eyes open.
  4. Low body position.
  5. Ball in two hands, away from contact.
  6. Small steps on approach to impact.
  7. Wide power step into contact.
  8. Plant front foot close to defender's feet.
  9. Body before ball.
  10. Contact side-on with hard parts of the body.
  11. Maintain low, stable base; chin up; eyes open.
  12. Turn head; sight support.
  13. Pop short pass to supporting player running into space.
  14. Support immediately.


  1. Ball knocked down by defender during transfer.
  2. Poor pass under pressure to supporting player.
  3. No communication between ball-carrier and support.
  4. Support player given pass when not expecting it.

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