Short on time? That's where our weekly Hockey lesson plans come in handy!

Throughout the season our resident coaches share what they are coaching with you so you can use it too. No two weeks are the same.

  • All plans contain videos and diagrams. Watch the videos to quickly understand how to run the session
  • Clear instructions, coaching points and progressions allow you to coach with confidence and challenge your players
  • Read the plans on any mobile, tablet or computer. You can save the plan as a PDF or print a copy to take on the pitch/court.

Latest Hockey Plans

Hockey Lesson Plan: Coaching Mixed Ability Players
Coaching Players with Different Abilities in one session

How to run a mixed ability session: Get everyone working, while some players receive a little extra tuition to bring them up to speed!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Coaching Mixed Ability Players
Masterclass - Passing for Possession

Masterclass in the dark arts of passing. Develop your team's passing and help them to get the ball for longer with this possession session!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Key to player development and attacking hockey
Improving push passing speed

Beef up your players passing with this push pass technique session working on transfer of weight and technique

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Key to player development and attacking hockey
Attacking the central channel - Narrow Possession

Improve how your team hold possession and attack through the central channel (even under pressure)!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Outletting the ball to progress up the pitch and taking responsibility in defence
Introducing Outletting for Juniors

Use this passing outletting session to improve passing and how effectively your players switch the ball - moving from the back to attack

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Outletting the ball to progress up the pitch and taking responsibility in defence
Winning the ball to break!

Fast paced possession and overload drills to improve tracking back, support defence and going from defence to offence!

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All our plans are written with a clear goal in mind, to help you improve a key area of your players' game through simple drills, conditioned games and skill practices.

We work with a large number of coaches and sports educators so that we can bring you the widest range of ideas and coaching for all ages and abilities. All our plans have been tried and tested. We find out what works and what doesn't, saving you time and helping you to get results with your team/players... fast!

You can coach these sessions as they are or alternatively use them as a springboard for your own ideas.

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