Author Information

Author Name:

Katie Rau

Author School:

Missouri Baptist University

 

Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Shooting

Field Position:

Offense, Midfield

Drill Style:

Skill, Warm-Up

Time Needed:

10 min

Field Location:

Attack Zone

Skill Level:

Basic 

 

Objective

To work on shooting from 3 different scenarios in the attack zone.

Description of Drill-Execution

Start with 4 lines around the 12-meter. 1 feeder (F) behind the cage, 1 player (X3) off to the left side the 12m, 1 player top center (X1), and 1 player (X2) high left. X1 will run in to take a “breakaway” shot on goal. X2 will receive a pass from the feeder behind the goal and take a shot on goal. X3 will pick up a ground ball rolled out by the player behind her and takes a shot. All shots should be taken inside the 8-meter.

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Feeding
  2. Ground Balls
  3. Shooting
  4. Timing and Cutting

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

You can add defensive pressure to all positions of the shooting drill. Also switch to weak hand play.

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