Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Ground Balls

Field Position:

Offense, Midfield

Drill Style:

Skills

Time Needed:

10 min

Field Location:

Attack Zone

Skill Level:

Basic

 

Objective

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.

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Ground Balls
  2. Shooting
  3. Conditioning

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.

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