Handball: 1v1 Defending the Pivot

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DESCRIPTION

Player passes to the pivot who then tries to turn and shoot.

The defender must work hard to mirror the pivot and prevent them from shooting on goal.

COACHING POINTS

Pivot defender acts as follows:

- step forward with both hands in the back of the pivot
- arms slightly bent to put force into his movements forward and to control the pivot who wants to turn around and throw at the goal
- feet should follow with short sidesteps

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