Drill Categories

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...

Scoring on the break Drills

Scoring on the break is a very common form of attack in field hockey, if you watch the Australians you may believe it is the only form of attack. It o...


1V1 Delay Defender

category: Eliminating-a-Player

One player starts 5 metres away from the line, passes the ball to the player on the opposite line. Passing player has to touch behind the line befo...

1V1 With Restriction Line

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Players with the ball try and cross the 23m line between the cones
the defender is only allowe to defend infront of the line and try and scor...

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...



Community Drills

stick and ball

1v1 players find a space on the pitch, a line or area. one person defends the area the other attacks it. Focus is placed on the attacker attacking at ...

Reacting to The Lead After Passing

First the player will do an action at the blue cones then pass the ball to the player standing at the orange cone. The very second after passing they ...


Defender forces attacking player off the back of the pitch by channelling them towards the side.

sideline self pass diagram

Blue D - DefendersRed A - Attackers Red F - Attacking FeederRed arrow - Self pass from the sidelineBlack arrow- Pass to another attacking player