To focus players on ground balls and allow them to drill picking up the ground ball and going to the goal for a shot.
Description of Drill-Execution
The coach will have a bucket of balls at the top of the attack zone.
There will be 4 lines of players around the attack zone. One by one the coach will roll a ball to a line, and that player will get the groundball, scoop, and go to goal for a shot.
After the shot the player will sprint across the field to the other line.
- Ground Balls
Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)
Add a coach or defender in the middle of the field with along stick that will play soft defense on each line as they drive to goal for a shot. Add a goalie as well to build into real live game situations.