Winning isn?t just about scoring loads of goals, sometimes keeping the ball and not looking for goals is exactly what is needed; the best teams in the world are experts at keeping the ball and nullifying oppositions attacks. Hockey is a game of patience and it is equally effective when building an attack to create the best moment to penetrate defences and at keeping other teams attackers quiet.
This session focuses on keeping possession to protect a lead and eradicate any opposition attacks. You get a couple of goals ahead in a game and your players get excited and go hunting for more? we know exactly how it goes. However, when hunting for that extra goal, it?s so easy to leave the defenders at the back over-exposed and as a coach, we know it gives you a mini heart attack when you see it happening. Programme your players to consolidate a lead and keep the ball with this session which starts off with the basic possession games before progressing to more advanced practices to get players simply enjoying their time on the hockey ball.
They can?t score without the ball, so why would you let them have it!?
Pass the ball out of pressure and find space to attack with this speedy stickwork and ball switching plan
In this fourth and final fitness plan so we cover all the bases - working on cardio, strength, speed and agility - getting your players ready for the new season
Continue your growth into the new season by rediscovering the basics to create a foundation to build upon. It?s all about getting your touch, zipping the ball to your teammates and finding your level again to go into the first game at your best!
Finale to Pre-season Conditioning Training - Keep the energy levels high and build up your players? tolerance to lactic acid, ready to endure the new season.
Get your players to see the open space and develop their creative passing with this session.
Culture impacts how players work together, behave, feel and communicate. How can you as a coach help sculpt your team culture?
Cup final season is upon us! That's why we take a look at how to best prepare your players for the end of season showdowns!
The helpful tips, ideas and drills are super useful for developing our coaching abilities and the abilities of our players.