The Governors School
Offense, Defense, Midfield
To work on attacking the goal in unsettled situations created by a ground ball.
Description of Drill-Execution
This drill starts by splitting players into 2 teams and can be run using 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10 players on the field. The coach throws a ball onto the field as a contested ground ball. Whichever “color” pinnie player gains possession, gets an additional teammate creating an immediate advantage. Drill is continued until one team either scores or clears the box.
- Ground Balls
- Riding and Clearing
- Unsettled Offense and Defense
Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)
Drill can be run as a progression starting with 4 players in the hole and gradually increasing the numbers as players learn the concepts. Can allow winner to always attack on offense or force defensive players to clear.