Drill Categories

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...

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...

Drills

Attacking The Circle

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Player 1 runs down the wing to then pass the ball backwards of square to player . He in turn gives the ball to player 3, who has run into the circle a...

Attacking Structure

category: Indoor-Hockey

Emphasis on the Attacking structure being that of 2 backs, 3 forwards and 1 forward stand in the circle The back two players should be slightly infiel...

Attacking From Deep Left

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Player 2 (left wing) receives ball from the Player 1 (left midfield) and takes the ball into the zone where the defender can try and win the ball. Jus...

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 ...

Web Videos

Field hockey goalkeeping (basic)

vid of me warming up the legs in training. also letting in a cpl of howlers! this is an illustration for basic technique of attacking the ball and kee...

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Community Drills

Attacking the circle

*Mini-goals needed for this drill*During this exercise the players will play a game where the attackers must score in the goal and the defenders must ...

Attacking the D, Moving the Ball

This drill is going to be about an overload situation where we try and allow our superior numbers in attack and the ball speed to do the work for us. ...

2v1: Leading Run Behind the Defender

- ball carrier (A) dribbles towards defender (D) (could add deception to move by purposely attacking the defender's right foot)- at same time supporti...