Practice Emphasis: Ground Balls and Stick Skills

  • Timeframe:90 Minutes

  • Number of Players: 20+

  • Number of Coaches: 1+

  • Field Space: Half Field +


Stick Skills

0 - 10      Line drills / Warm Up / Attendance

10 - 50 Stick Skills 
The most important for the kids to learn is stick skills, a large portion of practice should always be dedicated to stick skills.

10 - 20     Star Drill - Scoop and pass

20 - 30     Star Drill - Passing

30 - 50      Box and triangle stick dill   Can be modified to 4v2 for the less skilled

45 - 50     Water Break

50 - 70 Ground balls
At this point the kids want to use the pads.  Ground balls are an essential and the kids will have more fun with the opportunity to really get at and play.

50 - 60     1 v 1 Ground Ball Drill

60 - 70     2 v 1 Ground Ball Drill

70 - 90     6v5 Box Scramble Ground Ball Drill
Ball Hunt!!