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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: Passing Web: Support Play + High Speed Elimination PLUS Closing Down to Slow Attacks + Bite size fitness 9
Passing Web: Support Play

Complete the Passing Web by getting ahead to re-lead and look for the next pass to sustain attacks and start the process over again.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Passing Web: Support Play + High Speed Elimination PLUS Closing Down to Slow Attacks + Bite size fitness 9
High Speed Elimination PLUS Closing Down to Slow Attacks

Attack at pace by perfecting high-speed eliminations with a variety of different skills. PLUS equip your defenders with the understanding of how to reduce the chances of being eliminated easily.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Passing Web: Post-scanning to Create Space + Low Speed Elimination PLUS Closing Down to Tackle + Bite size fitness 6
Passing Web: Pass Technique (Disguised Passing)

Continue the passing web by developing the right technique to make connections by delivering an accurate, firm pass. Learn how to disguise the pass to send the defender one way before making the connection.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Passing Web: Post-scanning to Create Space + Low Speed Elimination PLUS Closing Down to Tackle + Bite size fitness 6
Moderate Speed Elimination PLUS Closing Down to Tackle

Eliminate at moderate speed by transferring the weight to drag and accelerate to eliminate. The two-way session also works on your defenders movement to run with the attacker to not get eliminated.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Passing Web: Post-scanning to Create Space + Low Speed Elimination PLUS Closing Down to Tackle + Bite size fitness 6
Passing Web: Post-scanning to Create Space

Scanning whilst on the ball is vital to making strong connections. Part of the Passing Web, players will soon be carrying to space, scanning to spot the next pass with this session.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Passing Web: Post-scanning to Create Space + Low Speed Elimination PLUS Closing Down to Tackle + Bite size fitness 6
Low Speed Elimination PLUS Closing Down to Tackle

Eliminate at low speed by recognising the space and utilizing it to beat the defender. The two-way session also works on your defenders movement to close the space to reduce the chance of elimination.

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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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