Hockey Drill Demonstration


4 man midfield with the centre half pushing up higher up the pitch, supporting the front 3 and the midfield.

When to use:

This formation will help the team to transfer the ball when in possession.

Coaching points


The disadvantage of this set-up is that the back line is playing 1 against 1, so you will need to be confident that the 3 defenders can cope with the opposition's attackers.

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