Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Face Offs

Field Position:


Drill Style:


Time Needed:

10 min

Field Location:

Midfield Zone

Skill Level:




Practice face-offs with 2-3 faceoff guys.  Have the players go against each other time after time to allow them to work different moves and play out to the win.

Description of Drill-Execution

Set up a face off at the midfield faceoff x.  Have players cycle in to push and battle with one another until someone wins each faceoff.  This will aid in ground ball work.

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Face-offs
  2. Ground Ball
  3. Stick Handling

Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)

To vary the drill you may add cones or draw circles with paint of where you want the face off players to pull the ball out to on the field.  This will get the face off players working on getting the ball out to their wing players.