Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Transition

Field Position:

Offense, Defense

Drill Style:

Skills

Time Needed:

20 min

Field Location:

Full Field

Skill Level:

Advanced

 

Objective

Have your players run the fast break on offense and then work on getting back up field or give your team the re-clear/ transition work in practice that you get in games.  This will allow for a constantly moving drill that will get your team working the breaks on both sides of the ball.

Description of Drill-Execution

  • L shaped set by attack, draw and dump philosophy.
  • Middie must make 1st Defenseman Commit.
  • Goalie clears from shot to middie breaking down the wing or to wing defenseman who will clear ball to middie.
  • Riding is optional initially but should be in place by mid-season to train attack to pursue ball on clears

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Fast break
  2. Conditioning

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

To vary the drill you may want add more players as trailers in the play, or have your attack player’s look to bang the ball through X till the play gets settled, or set up plays for trailers and box subs.

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