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.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Junior and Senior Sessions -  Attacking 2v1 and Forward Feet Dribbling
Passing while moving down the pitch

JUNIOR SESSION: Although a simple skill to perfect, it is massively effective to keep the momentum in your attacks. Improve your players ability to pass and receive whilst on the move.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Junior and Senior Sessions -  Attacking 2v1 and Forward Feet Dribbling
2 v 1 in a game situation - Drawing in the Defender

Creating 2v1?s across the pitch is the holy grail for attackers. It is an easy and low-risk way of eliminating defenders however can be tricky to create in a match setting. Use this session to develop your team?s ability to create the overload in attack.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Using the Defensive Press and Speed Passing Sessions
Adding to the Pass: Receiving and passing on the Move

Don't get caught standing! Teach your players this all-in-one receive and run onto the pass skill to give them the extra yard

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Using the Defensive Press and Speed Passing Sessions
Man to Man Marking Behind the Zone

Conceding sloppy goals? Reinforce good habits to improve your players' defensive movement and communication.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Post up, Overlap and Think fast!
Posting up and Overlapping

Get your players taking up forward positions on the pitch and overlapping to offer extra attacking options!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Post up, Overlap and Think fast!
Junior Passing and Receiving - Improving speed of thought

Teach your players that Passing and Receiving is the fastest way to progress the ball up the pitch!

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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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