Hockey Drill Demonstration


- 5 yard square
- 3 forwards and 2 defenders
- Forwards must stay on the outside of the square
- Defenders cannot leave the square or tackle the player in possession
- Forwards around the square can move around
- If a defender intercepts the ball, they should swap with the forward who made the pass

Coaching points

- Forwards should attempt to stay in between the cones to maintain difficulty
- Forwards should switch running directions to keep defenders checking there shoulders
- Defenders should communicate to isolate ball carrier whenever possible
- Player in possession should change direction to keep the defenders moving


- Make the square smaller
- Have a maximum amount of time a player can be in possession of the ball

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The Drill is often used with

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