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: Big game preparation - 2 sessions you can use
Passing out of Defence to Forward runners

Teach the importance of passing out of defence. Improve your defenders' ability to pick out the best pass to start the attack

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Big game preparation - 2 sessions you can use
Junior Session: Running, Passing and Shooting

Work on a wide range of skills with this Dribbling, Passing and Shooting session - the ideal session to prepare for an important game!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Smart Passing - Passing on the Move and Quick Attacking Passing
Keep Moving with the Ball in Possession

Teach your players to pass on the move and help them to stay one step ahead of the opposition!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Smart Passing - Passing on the Move and Quick Attacking Passing
Switching from Back to Attack!

Feed the ball to the wings and launch the attack - Slickly move the ball at speed from defence to offence!

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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: Don't turn around! Be positive and keep both feet pointed to the front when passing and receiving

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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

Senior: Help your players hold their nerve in the 2v1 as they practice drawing their defenders out of position and switching the ball into space

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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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