Drill Categories

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

Attacking the circle Shooting ...

Hockey Attacking the circle Shooting & Goalscoring Player 1 runs down the wing to then pass the ball backwards of square to player . He in turn gives...

Right Side Attack Movement off...

Hockey Right Side Attack Movement off the ball The ball is passed across the pitch, then passed to the player running. Either the near player or the ...

Attack against defence 6 v 3 O...

Hockey Attack against defence 6 v 3 Overload situations With the exercise starting with a pass from the left midfield to the left wing. Defenders hav...

Attacking from a hit in Game r...

Hockey Attacking from a hit in Game related 4 vs 2 from a sideline ball Play wall ... line free then the player can receive the ball, turn in field o...

Left wing attack Overload situ...

Hockey Left wing attack Overload situations The LM starts with the ball. His/her compulsory pass is to the LW. As soon as the ball is played, the 3 p...

1 v 1 (With A GK)

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

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

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

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

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...

Web Videos

How to attack in field hockey

For a field hockey offense to score, their attacking must be better than the defense's tackling. Speed and accuracy are essential for an effective fie...

Sessions

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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