Talent Pathway Player Syllabus – Criteria Sheet

Talent Pathway Player Syllabus – Criteria Sheet
Green Amber Red
Green Absolute Necessities Amber the Stretch Zone Red the Exceptional Zone
U13 Girl / U14 Boy – Techniques/Skills
Cradling Throw non dominant hand Look away pass, dominant hand
Throwing dominant hand at speed Catch non dominant hand Sling pass
Catching Dominant Hand at speed Ground Ball non dominant hand Face dodge non dominant side
Ground Ball dominant hand at speed Roll dodge non dominant side Catching off side various heights
Roll dodge dominant side Reverse stick pass dominant hand Off Ball positioning
Face dodge dominant side Boxing out Set up perimeter
Shovel/ underarm pass dominant hand Faking (stick, shoulder) Double team defense
Ground ball and pass dominant hand Movement off the ball
Power shooting Give & Go, Draw & Dump, Cut & Fill
Get open for the ball (receive a pass) with change of direction Dispossession skills – checking
Defensive stance
Defensive positioning – triangles (opponent, ball carrier, goal)
Slide to body
Assess threat defensively
Off ball stick position
Game Play
Small Game play build up
1 v 1
2 v 1
Decision Making
Assess risk
U13 Girl / U14 Boy – Set Plays
Draw – Girls U13
Push right hand, pull left hand
Win to self left hand
Face Off – Boys U14
Clamp and rake to wing
Clamp and rake to self
Girls and Boys
Strategic winning ball individual tactics Communication with the Defence
Contested Throw in Control Defensive team
Boxing out/ Body & stick / Speed
Goalkeeping
Hand position, stick position
Clearing
Saves – relative pace & power
Stick side high
Off stick side high
Stick side low
Off stick side low
Step towards the ball
Movement around the goal – footwork
Body position
U15 Girl / U16 Boy
All previous Greens plus:
Throw non dominant hand Look away pass, dominant hand Receive the ball within shoulders
Catch non dominant hand Sling pass
Ground Ball non dominant hand Face dodge non dominant side
Roll dodge non dominant side Catching off side various heights
Reverse stick pass dominant hand Off Ball positioning
Boxing out Set up perimeter
Faking (stick, shoulder) Double team defense
Movement off the ball Pass & Pick opposite
Give & Go, Draw & Dump, Cut & Fill
Dispossession skills
Small Game Play
2 v 2
3 v 2
3 v 3
4 v 3
4 v 4