Tracey Griesbaum coaches you through over 20 field hockey drills to improve your athletes' ball control, passing, receiving and shooting. Starting with ball control drills, Griesbaum demonstrates drills that you can use to improve your players' dribbling speed, ball placement, change of direction and vision. Learn passing drills that will improve passing strength, accuracy and reception-to-pass time. Discover scoring drills to work on shooting in a variety of situations including controlled shots, receiving and shooting, forehand shots, backhand shots, shot placement, swing on a loose ball and more. All of these drills can be adjusted to address weaknesses in your team. Coach Griesbaum's team finished 8th nationally in goals per game in 2009. Now, with Griesbaum's teaching, you can improve the skills needed to create a high scoring offense. DVD. 2009.
Tracey Griesbaum coaches you through over 15 drills to build your run stifling defense from the ground up. Griesbaum explains defensive responsibilities for each position and demonstrates drills that can be used for every player on your team. From defenders to forwards, each of your players will learn how to apply pressure to create turnovers and reduce goals scored on your team. Starting with on-ball pressure, Griesbaum demonstrates fundamental drills that build the foundation for a solid defender. Moving into defensive simulations, Griesbaum teaches you drills that simulate game occurrences so your players are prepared when it comes game time. Griesbaum also takes you through intercepting drills to help teach your players how to break up passing lanes to force turnovers. Finally, Griesbaum shows a series of drills for your forwards to help them apply pressure on your opponent's back line. With this instructional field hockey DVD, you will be able to build your team's defense, just like Griesbaum's 2008 top-10 defensive team. DVD. 2009.
Overall Rating: 4.2 out of 5. Sports Nation Video Sales Rank: 18 out of 39 for the category Field Hockey Instructional DVDs.
Fun Facts About Coach Tracey Griesbaum: A 1989 graduate of West Chester University, Griesbaum earned a bachelor's degree in liberal arts with a minor in health sciences and coaching.
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