Drill Categories

Eliminating a Player Drills

The best way of making progress into your opposition's half is to beat opposition players by either dribbling or passing the ball around them (elimina...

2 v 1 Drills

These are game scenarios under drill conditions and are most useful when practice in a certain discipline is required, either in batting or fielding. ...

Drills

1V1 Box

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Try and play 1v1 from three different positions.One player at a time rotates clockwise to the back of next group.

1 V 2 Break Defense

category: Defending-Skills

Players work in pairs in this drill - attacking and defending pair. The player who starts with the ball has to dribble around the cone and then try t...

1 V 1 - Channelling

category: Defending-Skills

Split your group into two teams - defenders and attackers. Players with the ball have to run around the cone and try and score. Players without ball a...

1V1 - Scoring Challenge

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Set up two lines of players as show in the image. The players with the ball start from the middle of the pitch on the 23m line and run out towards the...

Web Videos

Skill training and defensive drills

Duke's Pam Bustin presents the fundamental skills of field hockey and then challenges those skills in many different ways. The "1v1 Defensive Techniqu...