GAME

PASSING.

The technical skills in floorball can be divided into offense and defense skills. For example, offense skills are stick handling, dribbling, shooting and passing (also receiving the pass). Out of these, dribbling, passing and receiving the ball are needed to create the scoring chances (build-up phase) and shooting skills to score (scoring phase). Just the… Continue reading →

COLLECTIVE IN TEAM SPORTS.

Tuomas Iisalo, head coach of the German Bundesliga team Crailsheim Merlins, is a guest of Basketball Immersion podcast and shares his views on the Collective in Basketball. Some interesting themes in the podcast: 02:20 definition of Collective Basketball. 04:47 team building and recruitment. 13:45 the mindset and work rate of the players. 17:03 habits and… Continue reading →

STRUCTURE OF A SINGLE FLOORBALL TRAINING SESSION.

Training should always focus on a game development. Training develops player’s ability to play or cooperation between players. According to the Finnish Basketball Association, each coach should focus on four things when planning / analyzing his or her own training sessions: ACTIVITY: How many repetitions? What is the intensity level? COACH PRESENCE: Giving feedback, correcting mistakes, demanding level… Continue reading →

VIDEO PLAYBOOK.

Some examples of what a team’s Video Playbook could look like. Australian National Team, Asia-Oceania World Champioship qualification. Jeju Island, South Korea 2018. Tapanilan Erä, Finnish Floorball league. Season 2015-15. Finland Men U19-National Team, 2015 Helsingborg.

GAME ANALYSIS.

The game of the Czech national team at the Prague World Championships 2018. The game model is a way of trying to form an view of a game that can be considered a chaotic whole. It allows the game to be divided into phases and smaller parts which can be analyzed and practiced separately. Here… Continue reading →

PLAYER GAME ANALYSIS.

Each player has their own, individually defined, role in the team. They are also different individuals, with their own strengths and weaknesses. The same applies for playing. The coach’s job is to help the player identify their own strengths and areas of improvement. Different playing styles and roles in the team also require the player to have… Continue reading →

PLAYERS BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE GAME.

The understanding of the game appears as actions and decisions made by the player. It can be considered as a player’s ability to solve basic game situations with and without the ball. These situations are, for example, 1vs1, 2vs1 and 3vs2. Simply, the understanding of the game is the player’s ability to contribute to the… Continue reading →