This drill attempts to simulate a game situation face off employing wingmen.
Description of Drill-Execution
6 players set up in a standard face off alignment. The 2 face off specialists assume face off stances. The coach drops or rolls the ball close to the 2 specialists forcing them to contest for the loose ball. The wingmen must attempt to shield their opponent as well as contest for the ball.
- Ground balls
Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)
After possession is gained, have players attempt a fast break play. Play the drill out until a goal is scored or a shot is saved by the goalie.