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: First time shooting PLUS Outfield confidence
Goal Scoring Opportunities - Sweep Hit

Sweep away the opposition! Pass and move on the run and hit a sweeping power shot!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: First time shooting PLUS Outfield confidence
1 v 1 Confidence - Running with the ball

Give everyone on the team the confidence to take the ball under pressure, beat a player with their 1-on-1 skills, then move it on.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Attacking Overlaps and Passing on the Run!
Overlap and Support in Front of the Ball

Baffle your opponents with the illusion of an extra man - coach your players to move positively with overlapping.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Attacking Overlaps and Passing on the Run!
Introduction - Passing and Receiving on the Move

Don't stop moving! Speed up gameplay by working on your junior players' ability to pass and receive on the run!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Improve awareness and moving for the ball
Vision in the 2v1 - Watching the Left Foot

Help your players spot defender's weaknesses, especially when the odds are stacked in their favour - and make the overload count!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Improve awareness and moving for the ball
Vision in the 1v1 - Focus on the Defender's Stick

Make the defender commit to moving their stick, read the signs and time your move to attack the space in this 1v1 attacking session

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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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