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Hockey drill: 2:1 through the middle to a 2:2

Suitable for the following techniques: attack defense positional play

2:1 through the middle to a 2:2

  • Attack through the middle which starts with a 2:1
  • B is a deep man starting in the circle. A starts with the ball and wants to finish with B on goal.
  • C wants to slow the game down and close the pass lines to give D time to come to his aid.

  • Goal of attackers:
    • Pass the ball over the backhand side of the opponent
    • Pass to teammate on the forehand
    • Making eye contact with your team-mate
    • Make speed
  • Defender's goal
    • Drive your opponent towards your forehand (your backhand side must be closed)
    • Guiding your opponent
    • Slowing down the game to give D time to come and help you
    • When D has arrived, one goes on the deep man and the other effectively pressures the opponent and waits to take the ball away until the opponent makes the mistake

drawing 2:1 through the middle to a 2:2

Characteristics of the drill

Necessary materials:
Suitable for the following levels: