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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...


1 V 1 - Channelling

category: Defending-Skills

Description Split your group into two teams - defenders and attackers. Players with the ball have to run around the cone and try and score. · Coachi...


category: Defending-Skills

Description. Two defenders can work together to channel. Coaching points. - First defender channelling should dictatce the direction of the attacker....

Channelling Onto The Forehand

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Channelling onto the forehand Defending Skills This exercise is designed to encourage defenders to force attacking players to move onto the d...

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...



Community Drills

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...


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