Author Information

Author Name:

Leslie Frank

Author School:

 

 

Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Conditioning

Field Position:

Offense, Midfield, Defense

Drill Style:

Conditioning

Time Needed:

10 min

Field Location:

Half Field

Skill Level:

Intermediate

 

Objective

To work on speed, agility, endurance and change of direction.

Description of Drill-Execution

Start by marking off a 25 yard distance on the field with cones or lines. Break the team into groups of 3. Two players will stand at either end of the 25 yards with a ball. The player without the ball will begin the timed 300 on the whistle. The player will cut back and forth touching each end line 12 times. While sprinting back and forth receiving a pass and return the pass to and from each teammate.

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Conditioning
  2. Change of Direction
  3. Catching and Throwing
  4. Pivots 

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

You can repeat the drill but with the non-dominant hand. Also you could switch to one ball and have the player receive an over the shoulder pass after touching the end lines.

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