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: 3 November sessions: Improving vision, overloads and deep passing
Improving forward vision (Pre and Post scanning)

Help your players make better decisions by scanning the field before and after they've received the ball!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: 3 November sessions: Improving vision, overloads and deep passing
Passing to create deep space

Run deep into space and look for that fast, attacking pass, deep in opposition territory!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Keep your head up: Better passing sessions for juniors and seniors
Senior Session: Passing to link midfield to attack

Encourage adventurous attacking with this passing transition session - teaching players to look up and pick out their team-mate's attacking runs

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Keep your head up: Better passing sessions for juniors and seniors
Junior Session: Be confident before passing the ball!

Put a stop to panicky Hot Potato passing - encourage your young players to control the ball and look up before passing!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Are your players slow on the ball or missing that killer pass?
Improving the speed of moving with the ball

Speed is of the essence - improve your players' posture and scanning ability with this speed dribble session

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Are your players slow on the ball or missing that killer pass?
Junior Session: Improving Passing in the 2 vs 1

Don't let poor passing hold back your attack! Use this session to help players pick out that killer pass in the attacking third

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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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