SMALL AREA GAMES II/II

Games for older players: Rebound Game Place five or more players around the net and crease area and one player at the top. The player at the top is the shooter. The shooter tries to score while the others try to score on the rebound. The game is played to 10. If the goalie covers the puck or the puck goes wide and past the goal line, the goalie gets a point. Each time the goalie earns a point, the players rotate around the crease area. Relay Race Designate two teams. On the whistle,... Read More

GOALIE SPECIFIC TRAINING

David Rytych, one of the top floorball goalies (Czech national team, FC Helsingborg) is showing in this video his preseason gym workout. His aim is to strengthen legs and core because these parts are crucial for good goalie posture. function addLoadEvent1(func) { var oldonload = window.onload; if (typeof window.onload != 'function') { window.onload = func } else { ... Read More

SMALL AREA GAMES I/II

Small-area games are game-like competitive drills that utilize a playing surface that has been reduced in size. The number of participants is lowered in small-area games and teams in small-area games may or may not have the same number of players. Special rules and conditions are applied to small-area games that are designed to enhance the development of particular skills or mimic different situations that are seen in regular games.  Small-area games focus on multiple skills... Read More

TRAINING EFFECTIVNESS

It might be hard to hear but training twice a week is very ineffective if one wants to improve one’s physical fitness and become a professional. It’s nice that people enjoy playing sports but two training sessions a week combined with no other sport activities are not enough to affect and improve one’s performance (because the gaps between training sessions are too long and  thus positive adaptation and desired changes in the athletes body are very small  – that... Read More

GOALIE TRAINING SWEDEN

Oscar Lundin, coach and Development Manager from Swedish Warberg IC (which is playing the Svenska Superligan – highest floorball league in Sweden) made an inspirational video of goalie training. Here is his short description to the video: “I want to inspire goalies and their coaches with both basic movement drills like for example “7” (45 seconds into the video) and with more tough drills simulating situations the goalie often needs to deal with during... Read More

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