12. PERFORMANCE CHECKLIST


This is intended as a guide to evaluating the performance of players. When seriously coaching a team or individual it is worth analysing their strengths and weaknesses. Any coach should extend or modify this list - it is intended mostly as a starting point.

12.1 Fitness

Scale in brackets is for Females.

EXERCISE                     BEGINNER   SCHOOL 'A'     ADULT 'A' TEAM  NATIONAL       
                             TEAM       TEAM                                          

Distance Underwater          20m        40m            50m             75m            

Speed (25m Underwater)       20s        15s (17s)      13s (15s)       11s (13s)      
(Extrapolated)                                                                             

Recovery (25m Lengths every             5              10              > 20           
30 seconds)                                                                                

12.2 Skill

EXERCISE                     BEGINNER   SCHOOL 'A'     ADULT 'A' TEAM  NATIONAL       
                             TEAM       TEAM                                          

Passing (over 3m out of 10   0          5              10              10             
attempts)                                                                                  

Passing (over a goal out of  0          2              5               10             
10 attempts)                                                                               

Inside Flick (over 3m out    0          2              5               10             
of 10 attempts)                                                                            

Tic Tacs (stationary         0          30             40              > 50           
underwater per 15s)                                                                        

Basic Skills                 NO         YES            YES             YES            

Basic Skills (not looking    NO         NO             1/2             YES            
at Puck)                                                                                   

Right Hand Pull              NO         YES            YES             YES            

Side Step                    NO         YES            YES             YES            

Dummy                        NO         YES            YES             YES            

Fade                         NO         NO             YES             YES            

Intercept lifted passes      NO         NO             SOME            YES            

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