How to use ‘the spin’ move to escape a defender

 

This video from The Hockey Performance Academy is worth a look if you want to perfect the spin – turning the ball in a circular movement to escape a defender. It’s demonstrated here by Ryan Julius from South Africa U21. He says …

# It’s particularly useful for left-side players

# You need to stay low and keep your stick angled low to the ground.

# Keep weight on left foot and pivot off this foot.

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