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Defending Skills Drills

A hockey defender's main role is to stop the attack, regain possession of the ball and pass the ball to a fellow player to begin an attack from the ba...

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...

Drills

1V1 Box

category: Eliminating-a-Player

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

1-3-1-3-3

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

This system is more attacking then the sweeper behind system (1-1-3-3-3).

The advantage of this set-up is that you have a free player behind...

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 t...

1V1 Break Up And Down

category: Scoring-on-the-break

Split the group into 2 teams (no more then 4 / 5 on each team) put one goal on the half way line and one in the normal position on back line. Set o...

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England hockey: 1v1 elimination tips

This is an excellent series of coaching videos produced by England Hockey to help players develop their skills. Want to see more? Just subscribe! Enjo...

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Community Drills

Autosave 94058182

Split into 4 teams - each team in a different color. When a team scores they stay on the field - the next color team comes on. Team that lost waits be...

Drag, Accelerate, Drive.

Here the players will try and win 2x 1v1s. The player (blue) will run and make big movements then carry on running towards the 23'. The defenders ...