Passing patterns are meant for repetition for tactical elements. To create a style of play without pressure. The repetition of pattern exercises create a rhythm and flow of the way a team wants to execute in a game. A teams patterns should be designed around what formation that they play.
Here are some passing patterns that can be used for certain elements in the game.
Y Exercise – Playing wide from central areas.
Triangles – Playing across the back, into midfield and wide
Triangles – Playing across back, lay off and play wide.
Switching play – playing across the back, into MDF and switch to other side.
Switching play – Diamond: Switching point of attack to play forward.