Hockey Drill Demonstration

Coaching points

  • the kick is executed by the foot on the side to which the GK is clearing
  • left foot, left side right foot, right side
  • GK steps forward towards the ball and balances on the first foot (step left foot for right side clear and right foot for left side clear)
  • hips turn slightly towards the direction of the kick
  • kick is made with the inside of the kicker and contact by the foot is made with the ball for as long as possible
  • head over the ball as kick is made
  • follow through with balance leg so that both feet come together in the ready HOKOA position

  • The Drill is often used with

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