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

Create clever hockey players ready to read any situation and outlet with class and confidence!

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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!

Turned over the ball? No big deal! Produce a team that are ready to work twice as hard to win the ball back!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Two ways you can quickly improve your team's attacking play
Improving passing movement and vision

Space; something we all crave, but it won?t just come to you? unless you?re doing everything right! Find out how to make space find you!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Two ways you can quickly improve your team's attacking play
Passing the ball across the back

Toy with your oppositions press and start zipping the ball around the back to really make the most of the width.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Overcoming on the ball nerves and Passing confidence sessions
Overcoming on the ball nerves

6 drills and games designed to improve your players' on the ball confidence and improve their passing and dribbling decision making skills

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Overcoming on the ball nerves and Passing confidence sessions
Passing on the move to both sides

Passing prowess session - get your players passing with confidence, from left to right and right to left!

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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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Ignatius D'souza
India

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Shane Abell, Hockey Coach
Australia

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South Africa

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