Offense wins games, Defense wins championships. We've seen it happen many times. Here are some simple tips and drills for Defensive fundamentals to get your Defense ready for every possession!
This is a simple three-part warm-up drill you can use with your box and field teams to get your players to pick up ground balls, pass and shoot in the exact same situations they will see when the game starts!
This is a classic drill that coaches from all over use to teach Defenders good On-Ball and Off-Ball positioning- get out to cover the ball, then back in to help cover the middle!
Use this easy Dodging Drill to practice a key individual athletic skill that players from youth to college and pro will use multiple times in every game!
Almost every team in the NCAA Tournament used this simple play multiple times in playoff games last weekend. We expect to see it again plenty of times this weekend. Use it with your youth and high school players to give your Attackmen a better "Match Up" to get free and score!
Use this simple Dodging and passing drill in practice and pregame warm-ups if you want your players to score those easy "lay-ups" right in front of the goal!
Make this simple change to your basic warm-up line drills at practice to give all your players maximum reps and touches on the ball catching and throwing, plus they get to work on their "moves" at the same time!
Practice Tip of the Day:If practice is cancelled because of weather, or if it's the day after a game, this is the best time to watch some game film. We highly recommend scheduling video practices with your players!
The 3-1-3 is a standard Clearing formation that every Coach should know. Make sure all your players understand this very common numbers-advantage game situation so you can get the ball down field to score more goals!
This is a simple Dodging play we've seen from some of the top NCAA teams already this season. Sweep Dodges are a great way to get your players into the middle of the field for great shooting positions!