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: Vision in the 2v1 - Watching the Left Foot + Vision in the 1v1 - Focus on the Defender's Stick
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: Vision in the 2v1 - Watching the Left Foot + Vision in the 1v1 - Focus on the Defender's Stick
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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Hockey Lesson Plan: Coaching Players with Different Abilities in one session + Masterclass - Passing for Possession
Coaching Players with Different Abilities in one session

How to run a mixed ability session: Get everyone working, while some players receive a little extra tuition to bring them up to speed!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Coaching Players with Different Abilities in one session + Masterclass - Passing for Possession
Masterclass - Passing for Possession

Masterclass in the dark arts of passing. Develop your team's passing and help them to get the ball for longer with this possession session!

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Slow passing - Improving pace of the pass + Attacking the central channel - Narrow Possession
Improving pace of the pass

Develop your team?s ability to zip the ball around the field with skill and confidence.

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Hockey Lesson Plan: Slow passing - Improving pace of the pass + Attacking the central channel - Narrow Possession
Attacking the central channel - Narrow Possession

Why let them have the ball!? Just keep it for yourself instead! Create goal scoring chances from just keeping the ball.

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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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