Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Even Strength

Field Position:

Offense, Defense

Drill Style:


Time Needed:

15 min

Field Location:

Half Field

Skill Level:




Drill that has players work 7 on 7 in the half field with a time limit to hold the ball or cause a turn over.

Description of Drill-Execution

Have 7 players on offense go against 7 players on defense.

The coach can start the ball from a ground ball or a pass into the players.

Players on offense have 2 minutes to hold the ball and not turn it over to win the drill.  The defense will work on chasing, checking, and double teaming the ball to cause a turnover within the 2 minutes.

Offense cannot go past half field.

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Stick Handling
  2. Ball Movement
  3. Defensive Positioning

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

Have your players on defense clear all takeaways outside the attack zone.  Also, add rules requiring a number of passes, or other skills that need to be worked on at the given moment.