1. Passing with a Hockey Stick to a stationary target. 2. Passing with a Hockey Stick to a moving target. 3. Receiving an object while in a stationary position or while on the move with a Hockey Stick. 4. Dribbling a Hockey Puck. 5. Shooting a Hockey Puck.
Floor Hockey is an excellent way to improve your muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, and reduce your BMI. The game will also improve your Skill-Related Components: Agility, Balance, Coordination, Reaction Time, Speed, and Power.
Wings2 – offensive players attempts to score goals and maintain possession in the offensive side of the court. Centers 2 – these players move the length of the floor. They often initiate offensive attacks with good passing. Defenders 2 – assist the goalie in defending their goal. They may be responsible for starting offensive attack. Goalie 1 – last line of defense - responsible for keeping the puck out of the net.
NOTE: Floor Hockey is an Invasion Game. When playing in an invasion game everyone plays Offense and everyone plays Defense, it depends on who has possession of the puck.
1. Move into OPEN SPACE or an OPEN PASSING LANES if a teammate has the puck. 2. Use a "TRIANGLE FORMATION" when trying to maneuver the puck around an opponent. 3. Use a "Give-n-Go" when possible to beat an opponent. 4. The most dangerous position on the court for attacking is right in front of the goal. 5. Try to stay in support of teammates with the puck do not bunch up (chase the puck). 6. Dribble to the opposite side of the defender, shield the ball (for instance: if the defender is on the right, dribble with the left hand to the left and if they are on the left, dribble to the right hand on the right). 7. Use DIAGONAL or OVERLAPPING RUNS to get open.
1. Goalies/Defenders should never clear the puck across the front or face of their goal. This could lead to a potential scoring opportunity for the offense. 2. When marking/guarding an offensive player, one should position themselves between the player and the goal they are defending, they should stay on GOAL SIDE. 3. Try to force an offensive player to the sideline when possible, it’s like having another defensive player. 4. Try to force an offensive player to their weak side (non-dominant hand/foot).
1. Centering the Puck – passing to a teammate who is in front of your opponent’s goal. 2. Crease – the area in front of the goal that only the goalie is allowed to enter. 3. Dribble – using both sides of the blade to move the puck (stick handling). 4. Face Off – the game will started with a “BULLY” (face-off) between the centers at the center circle. 5. Goal – a score in floor hockey (worth 1 point). A goal counts when a puck is completely over the line between the goal posts. If a player kicks or hits the puck with their hand the goal will not count. 6. High Stick – is called when a player lifts the blade of the stick above the knee (modified for CMS P.E. class). 7. Icing – illegal playing of the puck the entire length of the court (modified for CMS P.E. class, only when done by the goalie). 8. Off-sides – when a offensive player moves into the attacking zone before a defender (other than the goalie) is present, (modified for CMS P.E. players must stay in their own zones). 9. Penalty Box – where players are sent for a safety violation. 10. Power Play – when a player is sent to the Penalty Box giving the other team a player advantage is known as a Power Play. If a goal is scored during a Power Play the player in the Penalty Box may return to the game. 11. Sudden Death – when two teams are tied at the end of regulation play an overtime period is played with the 1st team to score being declared the winner. If at the end of the overtime period the score is still tied, the winner will be determined by Penalty Shots. 12. Unsportsmanlike Conduct – When a player uses abusive language or shows disrespect for the officials, opponents, coaches, or the rules of the game could result in a penalty or removal from the game/class.