Drill Categories

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. ...

Overload situations Drills

Hockey overloads occur when a team has more attacking players than defending players in one area of the pitch - giving them a numerical superiority an...

Drills

4 V 2 In Area

category: Warm-up-Games

Hockey 4 v 2 in area Warm-up Games Players are trying to keep possession of the ball for as long as possible. Players inside the area can use the two...

Set Play Area

category: Conditioned-Games

Hockey Set play area Conditioned Games The defenders aim is to take the ball out of the 23m area in control and the 3 attackers aim is to try and sco...

Tackling In A Crowded Area

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Tackling in a Crowded Area Defending Skills - Set up a rectangular box - One forward and one defender - Ball is bounced in, and the forward ha...

Kabadi

category: Possession

Hockey Kabadi Possession Set up with two teams, each team having their own area in which they keep possession by passing the ball around. The other t...

Divots!

category: Warm-up-Games

Hockey Divots! Warm-up Games Scatter some cones (divots) across the area, some the right way up, and some upside down. Split the group into two teams...

Through Ball

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Through Ball Movement off the ball Some players stand outside the 23m area with a ball each. One player has to try and play the ball to the pl...

Farmers And Foxes

category: Warm-up-Games

Hockey Farmers and Foxes Warm-up Games The foxes (players) put bibs into the back of their shorts. The farmer (coach) runs around the area attempting...

Conditioned Game - 6V4 Attacking Advantage

category: Conditioned-Games

Hockey Conditioned Game - 6v4 Attacking Advantage Conditioned Games Divide your players into two teams of 6 and split the pitch into 3 areas with eac...

1 V 1 Practice Relay

category: Eliminating-a-Player

One player (the defender) stands between two cones and is only allowed to move left or right with stick and body in that area. The player with the bal...

1 V 1 Two Channel

category: Eliminating-a-Player

The player with the ball starts on the half way line and has to try and go through the area with the defender in and have a shot at goal. The defen...

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Coaching the Clip Hit

Are your range of passes limited? Do you need to get the shot away quicker? Use the clip hit to add an extra dimension to your game.

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Community Drills

Minefield

Place cones randomly in a defined area and then set up players as shown. They must get the ball from one side to the other without hitting the cones. ...

Possession / movement off the ball

Possession gameif the ball is passed across a throw down line, then the player who passed the ball has to run over that throw down linerunning over th...