Hockey Drill Demonstration


Defender steps in front of the attacker to intercept a pass

Coaching Points

Defender is marking over distance (not touch-tight)

Defender times his run so he picks up the ball at the correct time

Defender picks the ball up on the move

Intercepting player keeps moving with the ball after interception to get away from the attacker and into a strong position


Make the attacker less passive

The Drill is often used with

Interception - Open SideScoring on the breakHockey Drills Coaching