Drill that have players work 5 on 4 in the half field. You can work either 5 on 4 with the offense up a player or the defense up a player.
Description of Drill-Execution
Have 5 players on offense go against 4 player on defense.
The coach can start the ball from a ground ball or a pass into the players.
Players go until there is a goal, save, clear or whistle.
- Stick Handling
- Ball Movement
- Defensive Positioning
Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)
Switch and have your defense go up with 5 players and the offense work with 4 player.
Have your players on defense clear all saves or 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.