Offense, Defense, Midfield
To develop footwork fundamentals.
Description of Drill-Execution
Four lines of players are positioned side by side, 10 yards apart, facing the coach. The first player steps out and reacts to coach’s stick movement and verbal signals that include the following:
- Shuffle right and left
- Shuffle right and left, then drop and run
- Shuffle back at 45-degree angle
- Drop step, open hips, and run straight backward
- Run forward, then on whistle break down to defensive ready position
- Defensive Footwork
- Stick Positioning
Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)
You can keep movements short and at a high intensity to get a good workout and footwork.