Skill Type: Shooting

Shooting technique is very rarely Coached. To begin your season, all shooters should be introduced or revisit correct shooting technique. Below are some training videos and also the correct technique for a One Handed Shot and a Two Handed Shot.

Players will transition from two hands to one hand at about 11 years old. A great way to kick off the season is to conduct some shooting clinics as they will address technical issues and also encourage players to practise their  shots.

Shooting Practice

This tip can stop the shooter’s elbow bending in front of their face. Player on the shooting side and with a straight arm up, shooter to give the ball height as well as not bring the elbow

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Drill – Points

Points training is a great drill to encourage shooters to keep the movement up. Pushing off the cones as in the video, shooters create space and continue to change direction then receive the ball and shoot.

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Drill – Clearing Run

A clearing run is used to create space to receive a ball. The shooter performs a clearing run taking the opposing player out the of area the shooter would like to run back into in preparation to shoot.

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Drill – Out and Back

Out and back is used to create space to receive a ball. The shooter performs a straight run taking the opposing player out the of area the shooter would like to run back into in preparation to shoot.

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Shooting Technique – Two Handed

Begin to work with your shooters as soon as possible. Assist with a ‘shooting zone’, also their technique and practice techniques.

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Shooting Technique – One Handed

Begin to work with your shooters as soon as possible. Assist with a ‘shooting zone’, also their technique and practice techniques.

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