This Practice Play challenges the defending player to chase down and hook the attacking player


  • Divide the players into a line of defenders and a line of attackers; 
  • Position the lines facing towards the sideline from a position in front of the goals; the attackers line nearer the goal
  • Position the ball out from the line of attackers
  • One of each line run on the whistle to challenge for the ball, the attacker arriving first to strike and the defender attempting to hook them

STEP Variation

Task - Position the ball an even distance from each line and let the contest between the players develop