Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Face Offs

Field Position:


Drill Style:


Time Needed:

10 min

Field Location:

Midfield Zone

Skill Level:




Practice face-offs with both faceoff guys and wing payers, as well as having players run in and work for ground balls.

Description of Drill-Execution

Set up a face off with wing players and face off players.  On the whistle allow both face off players to face off, and roll out balls to both groups of players running in on the wings.  This allows for multiple groups to get reps with limited coaches and space.

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Ground Balls
  2. Stick Handling

Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)

To vary the drill you may add attack and defensive players on both sides and have the face off players attack a goal if and when they win the face off.