Author Information

Author Name:

Stacey Freda

Author School:

Framingham High School

 

Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Even Strength

Field Position:

Offense, Defense, Midfield

Drill Style:

Game, Warm-up

Time Needed:

10 min

Field Location:

Midfield

Skill Level:

Intermediate

 

Objective

To work on quick ball movement under pressure.

Description of Drill-Execution

Start by dividing the players into 3 teams. The center circle will be the boundary for this drill. Inside the circle will be 3 players from each team, 3v3v3. There will only be 1 ball. Teams must maintain possession without turning over the ball or going out of bounds.

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Ball Movement
  2. Stick Protection
  3. Maintaining Possession
  4. Handling Pressure

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

You make it a game by requiring a number of passes then allowing the team to go to goal.

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