INDIVIDUAL PLAYING SKILLS – BALL CARRYING

Static dribbling is followed by control of the ball in motion. Carrying of the ball can be done by: backhand or forehand side of the blade; and pushing the ball with one or both hands on the stick. After learning of the basic principles, the best practice of these skills is in form of simple […]

 

INDIVIDUAL PLAYING SKILLS – DEFENDING

Individual defending skills are not taken seriously enough or even overlooked during training sessions because coaches tend to focus too much on attacking skills (players too like for example shooting much more than shot blocking). But the same way the players are taught to dribble, pass and shoot, they should be also taught to defend. […]

 

INDIVIDUAL PLAYING SKILLS – SHOOTING

Shooting has its methodical regularities, difficulties and learning how to shoot really well is not easy. Besides forehand and backhand shots there are also sweeper shots and slap shots. First shooting style we practice is the forehand sweeper shot, because it is very similar to the forehand pass, only the dynamics of movement and the […]

 

INDIVIDUAL PLAYING SKILLS – PASSING

Learning of ball passing should start with a forehand pass of a standing player. A player stands in a basic position with a wide stand and sideways towards the direction of the pass. Ball is placed roughly in the middle of the blade. Bottom hand straight and stretched behind player’s body. Player‘s weight is on […]

 

INDIVIDUAL PLAYING SKILLS – BALL CONTROL

Set of exercises for developing of ball skills and ball sensing is called a Floorball Alphabet. One of the exercises is e.g. lifting of the ball from the ground (by a stick). Technique of this skill is based on tapping the ball against own body followed by eventual stepping back. Ball is then lifted and […]

 

INDIVIDUAL PLAYING SKILLS – DRIBBLING

Dribbling Floorball recognizes two types of dribbling. First and the easier one is so called hockey dribbling (read ice-hockey). It is called hockey dribbling due to the same ball handling which is used for dribbling with a puck. A player is standing in the basic attacking position and pushing the ball by forehand and backhand […]

 

INDIVIDUAL PLAYING SKILLS – STICK HOLDING AND POSTURE

First of many articles explaining Floorball Methodology will describe stick holding and basic posture: Stick holding Stick holding and a basic posture form a base for every single individual playing skill. Stick holding is determined whether player uses left or right hand side stick. Upper hand (right hand in case of left side stick) holds […]

 

FLOORBALL METHODOLOGY

Continuing with the basic series of articles we will take a look into Floorball Methodology. First the classification: 1. Individual Playing Skills (IPS) 1.1 Field Player Skills Attacking Defending Ball dribbling Covering of a player with a ball Ball carrying Covering of a player without a ball Passing of an opponent/s with a ball Covering […]

 

PRE-GAME WARM UP EXAMPLES

In the last article we were discussing the way how to do the pre-game Warm Up, especially the part with specific floorball drills. Now we bring you two videos where you can see the pre-game Warm Up executed by Swiss national team and Czech top team 1.SC WOOW Vítkovice. Switzerland men’s national floorball team The […]

 

PRE-GAME DRILLS

Pre-game Warm Up consist of two main phases. First is general Warm Up with light cardio exercises, dynamic stretching and specific body preparation exercises and second phase is sport related practicing – in our case floorball drills. These drills can be various and there is plenty of them to choose. In this article we will […]

 

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