Hockey Drill Demonstration

Description

Coach's objective:

Drag from left to right thus creating time in which to pass to the right

Purpose :

To drag the ball backwards and away from an imaginary opponent

Players work individually and can use a cone to represent the imaginary opponent.

Coaching points

  • Adopt a ski posture
  • Look ahead (in direction of arrow)
  • Move right to left with stick in contact with the ball
  • Place the left foot on the turf and pivot on it (in the direction of the small curved arrow)
  • Open the body to the right by moving the right foot (in the direction of the large curved arrow)
  • Drag the ball as fast as possible using the reverse stick
  • Accelerate away (to space) with the ball to the right
  • Eyes looking up in direction of movement

Note:

The ball should be in constant contact with the stick throughout the movement

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Drill tags: back, backward, drag

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