Hockey drill: block 1 exercise 2 closed control and succesfully dribbling an opponent

Suitable for the following techniques: ball control, passing, pass around player

Block 1 exercise 2 closed control and succesfully dribbling an opponent

  • Exercise expand on both sides
  • A gives a push to B
  • B takes the ball closed because defender D is in his back. 
  • B accelerates dribbling with the ball on the stick along the pilons, D runs with B because he doesn't want B to go along.
  • D may try to conquer the ball when B has passed the pilons.
  • B wants to pass the ball to C. If D intercepts, he passes the ball to C so that the person can continue with the exercise. 
  • If B gets the ball to C, C will do the same and the defender E will defend. If E picks up the ball, he can finish at the goal. 
  • How to continue, A goes to the spot of B, B goes to the spot of D, D goes to the spot of C, C goes to the spot of E and E goes to the spot of A.
  • Tips for the attackers
    • Keep the ball close to you and screen it with your stick
    • Pass the ball over the backhand side of your opponent
    • Accelerate to make it harder for the defender to stop you
  • Tips for the defenders
    • Keep your stick on the ground, you can react much faster to what your opponent is doing
    • Keep your opponent on the forehand and make sure the line is closed!
    • Let the attacker make the mistake and then grab the pass.
    • Guide your opponent in the direction where you want him/her to go 
drawing

Characteristics of the drill

5
15
Necessary materials:
Not applicable
Suitable for the following levels:
C jeugd

 

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