Author Information

Author Name:

Sue Tyler

Author School:



Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Even Strength, Double Teams

Field Position:

Offense, Defense

Drill Style:


Time Needed:

10 min

Field Location:

Attack Zone

Skill Level:




Fighting for groundballs and then keeping possession in a double team.

Description of Drill-Execution

Start with 3 players, 20 yards from the goal.  Have the rest of the team set up in 3 lines above restraining line next to the coach.  The coach will throw the ball either on the ground or in the air to the players.  The first one to get the ball is attack and the other 2 are defense.  Attack should go to goal.  Play drill out.

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Ground Balls
  2. Double teams
  3. Attacker maintaining composure in a double

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

Vary the angle at which the ball is thrown to players.  If the defense causes a turnover have the players clear the ball to the restraining line.