Offense, Defense, Midfield
To work on scooping up ground balls, stepping into passing lanes and then finding the open player.
Description of Drill-Execution
Player X1 starts with the ball and rolls it to X4 for a ground ball scoop. X4 scoops the ground ball and immediately passes it back to X5. X5 must now move the ball to X1 for a shot on goal.
- Ground Balls
- Stepping into Passing Lanes
- Clearing space offensively
- Passing and Catching
Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)
Bounce the ball. “Rapid Fire”, meaning a quick succession of shots. Coach shoots off of an outlet pass from a back-up goalie. Goalie makes outlet passes to a back up goalie.