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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...



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...

Channelling Proud To Coach

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

Hockey Channelling Proud to coach Roles and Responsibilities Difficulty of the skill: Red - a difficult core skill for ages 7-9 years and upwards. As...

Web Videos

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

3v3 (Diagonal Goals)

Use two differen coloured goals for each team to attack.Each team attacks two diagonally opposed goals and defends the other two goals.ProgressionSwap...

Changing point of attack:

5v4 in attacking third. One extra defender to rotate in. Attackers position themselves anywhere in the third at start of drill.Ball starts with atta...

3 drill set-up: dribble, tackle, pass

Players split into 3 groups and rotate between drills.Dribbling: dribble through the triangle following each other good for vision.tackling: channelli...