Practice a pinch and pop face off move that will have your face off players advance the ball ahead and into the zone on a fast break.
Description of Drill-Execution
Set up a face off at the midfield faceoff x. The face off players will go against a coach or soft defensive player that will lose the face off.
Set up your 3 attack players in the zone ready for a fast break.
On the whistle the face off player will perform a pinch and pop face off move and go around the coach or soft defense. The face off player will then gain the ground ball and go down on a fast break.
- Ground Ball
- Stick Handling
- Fast Breaks
Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)
To vary the drill you can have the face off players use a variety of moves to win the draw.
You may also add trailing players to develop the drill into a slow break or 6 v 6 drill.