To develop footwork necessary for successful defense and teaching defensive holds.
Description of Drill-Execution
Offense player has a ball and “run the arc” trying to get about the goal line extended. The defender must maintain proper position and holds to turn the offensive player back behind the goal line extended.
- Quick Change of Direction
- Defensive Footwork
- Defensive Positioning
Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)
Add an extra offense player as an outlet pass to the dodger. Attack the goal from multiple locations. Allow it to become a 1v1 with the offensive player shooting should he beat the defender.