Hockey Drill Demonstration

Description

- Ball is fed into a forward on the half way line T- spot
- Two defenders
- One defender is set slightly ahead of the forward
- The second defender is on the half way line, and must run back to assist his team once the initial ball has been fed in

Coaching points

- The deeper defender should attempt to slow the forward down to allow the second defender to get back into a defensive position
- Effective body position should be utilised to channel the forward wide
- The defender should consider making the challenge outside of the 25. Not only does this give more time to get back into position if the ball is not taken, but removes the risk of a penalty corner being awarded

Progression

- Allow the feeder to join in with the attack, creating a 2 vs 2
- Both defenders must start in line with the forward

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