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  • 6 hours Level: Grade 4th – 7th

FO 60 – New and Younger Faceoff Athletes

Faceoff 6o is our program catered to younger players and players who are new to facing off. Face off 60 is routed solely in the fundamentals. We aim to instill the core concepts in our students so they can progress and become dominant faceoff athletes in time.

  1. Face-off: Position specific dynamics and stretching.
  2. Hand Drills: Drills players can take home that focus on hand eye coordination and are designed to increase hand speed.
  3. The face-off rules.
  4. The Stick: The different ways to grip the stick for the face-offs and the pros and cons of each.
  5. Ground Work: Right hand punch, Left hand punch, “down the line” and lift.
  6. The four basic stances and variations of each: We make sure that every player. .understands the different stances and try’s them out but we leave it to the player to pick which one they want to use.
  7. Face-off options “technique”: Clamp, jam / re-jam, rake, etc.
  8. Winning the ball: Once you win the ball – what do you do? Push forward, pull back, etc. and which method to choose to do so.
  9. Ground ball, techniques and drills.
  10. Shooting on the run.
  11. Competition through live reps. This is where players will get to showcased all they have learned against their peers.