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Small Game Tactics and Competitive Drills Field Hockey DVD
with Pam Bustin, Duke University Head Coach;
2011 ACC Coach of the Year; 2011 Womensfieldhockey.com National Coach of the Year;
Assistant Coach for the United States National Under 19 Team; former Assistant Coach for the US National Team at the 2008 Olympics; former University of Louisville Head Coach; 5x Big East/MAC Champions; 3x Big East/MAC Coach of the Year
Pam Bustin shows you a competitive small games practice that is effective in isolating specific skills for players to develop under game conditions. Through small games competition you will learn how to challenge your player's fundamental skills using the following competitive drills:
The 3v3 Half Court to goal drill utilizes the goalie as well as three attack and three defenders. One of the strengths of this drill is that it facilitates communication between the defenders and their goalie. Possession will alternate between each team thereby ensuring the goalie will be communicating with each group of players, as determined by possession. Transition, tipping, goalie communication as well as shooting on goal are some of the key development features of this drill.
The Small Game Competition practice concludes with "6 v 4 Continuous" game. Using only half of the field this drill is intended to encourage offensive possession and strategies. For example this drill will help the attack to see where and how be in position to tip or get the ball off the defender. The offense can keep the ball speed up in order to shift the defense and create opportunities.
Coach Bustin has done an outstanding job creating exercises that will challenge and build players skills at any level of Field Hockey.
66 minutes. 2013.