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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

Changing The Point Of Attack

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Player 1 starts with the ball and runs down the wing. The defender puts on some pressure . Just before player 1 loses the ball he/she turns away from ...

Changing The Point Of Attack

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Player 1 passes the ball to player 2. At the same time, player 3 makes a run infield to create a space for player 2 to pass the ball ahead of player ...

1 V 1 (With A Gk)

category: Defending-Skills

The goalkeeper passes the ball to player 2 who on receiving the ball has to try and score a goal. As soon as they receive the ball the defender is ...

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 with...

1 V 1 Choose

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Two attackers run together at the same time with a ball each. Attackers can dribble through any of the three goals. The defender has to choose whic...

1 V 1 Defence C

category: Indoor-Hockey

Defence force play over to the forehand, while the attack try and score.

When the defender wins the ball, play out a 2 v 1 counter attack.

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 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 ...

1 Vs 1 - Get Past Your Man!

category: Eliminating-a-Player

The player with the ball has to try and get out of the back of the square by dribbling past the defending player.

If the player in possessio...

1 Vs 1 Defence A

category: Indoor-Hockey

The defence force play over to the forehand.

Attackers try and score.

When defender wins ball play out a 2 vs 1 counter attack.

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Passing under Pressure

Create pressure situations to improve how your players can pass when they're under pressure and have to think fast!

Community Drills

1v1/2v1/3v2

23m area split into 3 channels as shown in the diagram.- Channel 1 (1v1) will go first then once play has broken down, channel 2 (2v1) and then channe...

Drill

Defender runs around the cone on the left at the same time as the attacker dribbles around the cone on the right. The attacker's aim is to stop th...

Cover and Delay

- minimising risk- when a team is defending, ideally they will match no. of attacking opposition & have a spare player who can cover for other def...

1 Vs 1

1 contre 1, mais chaque joueur à une balle. Le but fait 2 mètres de large.L'attaquant doit passer la ligne de but avec sa balle.Le défenseur doit essa...