Hockey: Shadow the player with ball

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DESCRIPTION

Two players with one ball position them selves either side of a line. Ball carrier on the left and the other player on the right hand side of the line.
Player with the ball then starts to run and tries to cross the line.The player with the ball can only do this by stopping or accelerating, he/she is not allowed to run back on him/herself.

COACHING POINTS

  • Defending player should try and keep a position just running slightly behing the attacker. Holding the stick next to the ball every time the player stops. The defender should try and put the stick down on the ground, while stopping the run.
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