The Cross-Crease Finishing Drill teaches your players how to catch the ball in the midfield area and shoot on the run. It is a rapid-fire, high-repetition drill that has each player passing to someone, getting a feed and finishing.

Skill Level: Basic

Time Needed: 10 minutes

Theme: Shooting

For the men’s game, two lines of players are stationed about 6-8 yards above the goal line, facing each other. For the women’s game, move the players closer to the crease.

All players have a ball except the player that starts the shooting. The first player in the opposite line feeds a pass for a catch and shot. The player in the line who just fed the ball,cuts in and pops for a pass from the next player in the opposite line. This goes on in a rapid-fire motion, getting all your players multiples reps and chances to finish on cage.

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Variations

Vary the locations of shot placement. Have your players shoot all high, all low, or all five-hole. You may also use ground balls to force your players to scoop and finish, or maybe work some behind-the-back shots.

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