Vision in the 2v1 - Watching the Left Foot
The focus of this session is on getting your players to use vision to spot the defender's weaknesses, particularly when trying to eliminate a defenders in a 2v1 overload.
If your players have created an attacking overload and find themselves in a 2v1, it's vital that they make it count! To do this the player on the ball should be looking at the defender's left foot so that they can make the right decision - should they pass the ball or drag left and go it alone?
What's in the Session?
To get your players using vision and making these decisions at match-speed this 2v1 session starts simply and gradually ups the pressure - progressing from a simple 2v1 to a pairs 2v1 race - and finishing with a conditioned game that encourages your players to play fast, attacking hockey!
Key skills covered in this session:
- Vision, Awareness and Decision making
- Reading the defender's stick and body language and reacting accordingly
- Applying this this knowledge in small practices and a conditioned game