Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Scooping/Positioning

Field Position:

All

Drill Style:

Game

Time Needed:

5-10 min

Field Location:

Anywhere

Skill Level:

Basic to Advanced

 

Objective

This objective of this variation on the Hogan Butt to Butt game is to help players to be able to react to ground ball situations while moving and in tight situations against opponents.

Description of Drill-Execution

  • Two players are positioned “butt to butt” in any location on the field
  • On the first whistle, the players will circle around the ball with their eyes up and without touching their opponent.
  • On a second whistle, players must locate and scoop the ball. 
  • Set up multiple stations to allow maximum participation.

Drill Progressions

Increase the distance between the two players
Increase the time they must spend circling
Alternate top hands on the stick

Introduce time constraints to progress the game and to control the pace of the activity.  Keep score and/or play to a desired number of repetitions to promote competition.

Drill Diagram: 

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