In this session we ask your players to do two things at the same time. Running and passing shouldn't be two separate skills for your players, they should all able to perform these basic skills at the same time to speed up play and avoid being closed down.
"I've watched too many games now where my players are closed down and lose the ball when in possession."
It's important to teach players that when they keep moving with the ball it's much harder for the opposition to close them down and win the ball.
This session aims to teach your players the skill of passing on the move and and to then practice putting the skill in a game situation by playing possession hockey and finishing with 'keep moving with the ball' final game (using the part-whole coaching approach).
Help your players spot defender's weaknesses, especially when the odds are stacked in their favour - and make the overload count!
Make the defender commit to moving their stick, read the signs and time your move to attack the space in this 1v1 attacking session
Focusing on developing comfort, control and confidence on the ball and to retain the ball under pressure, how can we protect and move the ball forwards.
How to run a mixed ability session: Get everyone working, while some players receive a little extra tuition to bring them up to speed!
"It is not only useful for staff who are experienced but a valuable tool for those subject staff who have to take teams."
The variety of sessions across sports - sometimes we steal session ideas from one sport and use them with another.
As we enter the business end of the competition, we take a look at the remaining eight teams and the key talking points surrounding each side.
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