Hockey Drill Demonstration

Coaching points

Grip

  • 'V' between thumb and index finger runs down the edge of the stick
  • Right and left hand touching - This way they work together rather than in opposition

Stick

  • Place stick behind the ball - This is important as it gives a reference point
  • 'Pick the stick up' with the arms first and then the hands
  • Clip the ball across to your partner

Ball

  • In line with the left heel

Body

  • Left shoulder at colleague
  • Knees bent 90 degrees
  • Butt of the stick level with the kneecaps

N.B. The head is in line with the ball but NOT over it

Balance

  • Weight finishes on the left foot
  • Toe of the stick to the sky

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