Drill Categories

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...

Shooting & Goalscoring Drills

Your players' hockey shooting and goal scoring ability will ultimately determine if your team wins games. Goals win matches! Shooting should only be d...

Drills

Defence The Circle

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Defence the circle Defending Skills Defender passes the ball. ... search our library of 1000+ hockey drills; create your own professional coac...

Attacking The Circle

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Hockey Attacking the circle Shooting & Goalscoring Player 1 runs down the wing to then pass the ball backwards of square to player . He in turn gives...

Close Circles: Scoring Under Pressure

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Hockey Close Circles: Scoring under pressure Shooting & Goalscoring - 5 vs 5 - Played ... search our library of 1000+ hockey drills; create your own ...

Open Play Short Corner

category: Set-Pieces

Hockey Open play short corner Set Pieces Set up as shown in the picture. The ball is pushed out towards the top of the circle, but on this occasion t...

1 Hand Reverse Stick Hit

category: Video-Techniques

Players can use this technique when passing or shooting at goal.

Hold the stick with your palms facing upwards and turn the stick so that th...

1 V 2 Break Defense

category: Defending-Skills

Players work in pairs in this drill - attacking and defending pair.

The player who starts with the ball has to dribble around the cone and ...

1 Vs 1 Battle For The Ball

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Two players run to the ball to gain possession. The player in possession tries to score. The player without the ball is the defender and tries to...

1-3-1-3-3

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

This system is more attacking then the sweeper behind system (1-1-3-3-3).

The advantage of this set-up is that you have a free player behind...

1V1 Break Up And Down

category: Scoring-on-the-break

Split the group into 2 teams (no more then 4 / 5 on each team) put one goal on the half way line and one in the normal position on back line. Set o...

1V1 Different Angle Into Circle

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Playing 1v1, try and score. It is important to play at speed and go close round the defender.

Defender has to try and get possession of...

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Bite size fitness session 3

Use this 30 minute hockey related Speed and Cardiovascular endurance session to supplement your next training session!

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Community Drills

Drags and pulls

Each player fakes to L and pulls R around each set of cones, then goes to middle and takes shot on goal. Can attempt to drag in circle to R to score.w...

Post up, roll and deliver

Post up, receive, roll and accelerate before delivering to a leading player in the circle. Alternating sides and following your pass. Start some attac...