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: How to coach the Clip Hit and Committing Defenders
Coaching the Clip Hit

Are your range of passes limited? Do you need to get the shot away quicker? Use the clip hit to add an extra dimension to your game.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: How to coach the Clip Hit and Committing Defenders
Commit the Defender before you Pass

Take the defender out of the equation by bringing them closer to you. Get them to commit then move the ball on to set up an attack.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Push pass with disguise: Send them the wrong way + 3 vs 1 Break Hockey - Create Scoring Opportunities
Push pass with disguise: Send them the wrong way

Passes too easy to read? If so this plan will help your players Push Pass with disguise, to keep the defender guessing

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Push pass with disguise: Send them the wrong way + 3 vs 1 Break Hockey - Create Scoring Opportunities
3 vs 1 Break Hockey - Create Scoring Opportunities

Don't dilly-dally. Teach your players to win the turnover and drive quickly CHARGE up the field to make the most of the fast break!

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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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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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