category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Channelling Defending Skills Two defenders can work together to channel.

1 V 1 - Channelling

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey 1 v 1 - Channelling Defending Skills Split your group into two teams - defenders and attackers. Players with the ball have to run around the c...

Channelling Practice Proud To Coach

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

Hockey Channelling Practice Proud to Coach Roles and Responsibilities Suggested Exercise Player one begins with the ball in the opposite diagonal co...

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Ryde hockey core skills: defence

For our coaches. A brief session outline for our junior coaches to ensure they hit on the key technical points associated with defensive channelling.



Community Drills


Set up 3 channels, drill can be done anywhere on the pitch.1. 1 V 1. Defender focuses on chanelling the attacker to its forestick, towards the sidelin...

Defensive Chanelling

SGP: 3v4 Overload in defenceAttackers: main principle is to scoreDefenders: RHS aim is to defend the base line and not let attackers run that line (st...

Overload down the line

Overload down one wing2 vs 33 vs 4 Defendingchanelling the lineholding space rather than man to manAttacking2 vs 1 eliminationif defenders are ma...