Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Redefend & Backside Double

Field Position:


Drill Style:


Time Needed:

5-10 min

Field Location:

Goal Circle

Skill Level:

Basic, can be progressed



This objective of this game is to help teach redefending after a shot/save and creating opportunities for a backside double.

Description of Drill-Execution

  • Goal keeper starts with the ball on a clear
  • One defender (X1) covers the goalie - Stick and arm length in front of the crease.
    • NEVER go behind GLE. If the goalie or other players go below GLE, let them. Contain and stay in front.
  • Defender X1 forces the Goalie to pass right or left
  • Defenders X2 & X3 allow the clear low right or left
  • Defenders should look to trap in corners, double team the ball carrier, force a turnover or
  • pass back to goalie.
  • Defenders should shift as the ball shifts - Overplaying ball side
  • Always looking to keep the ball and players in front/below

Drill Progressions

  1. Force pass to low corner and then deploy the trap and double

  • Keep players in front
  • Shift as ball shifts
  • Hunt the ball, create chaos and turnovers.

Drill Diagram: