Make sure your team is having fun while learning the right techniques and developing their skills with some of SportsEngine's favorite practice drills and activities.
The common goal was to swim to the best of their ability at nationals. The pathway to get there was different for each athlete.
Keep playing until the offense scores, or the defense gets the ball. Award one point for getting the loose ball, and another point for the scores.
You can also play around with “slow motion” swimming to see how exactly swimmers are entering the water and challenge them to correct it in real time.
Elite Volleyball Training Center (Columbus, OH) shares a drill called Knees Head Arm to help beginners grasp the concept of three contacts. The progressions help players learn the basic skills of volleyball while communicating, moving to the ball and competing.
If the coach has progressed workouts to do two things over the length of the season it will put the athlete in good position to run this way.
While there is no real substitute for spending time on the ice, off-ice training can vastly improve a players strength and skills, to ensure that they are doing everything possible to achieve success in ice hockey.
Just as a figure skater spins faster and faster when he or she pulls her arms and legs in tight to the body, so too will you spin faster when your knees pass close together.
This makes it a great warm-up drill that players can complete in pre-practice so they can begin to get their brains focused on the work ahead of them.
With this drill we want our offensive players working on their 1-on-1 moves ... jab step, shot fake, dribble moves (in-and-out, crossover), etc.
Sevens is a game that one can play in any position with reasonable success at the lower levels, but as you progress it becomes a lot more specialized.
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