Drills

Clip Hit: Cross Behind

category: Passing-Receiving

- Utilising the clip hit
- Hands together approximately half way down the grip
- Player should stroke through the ball
- Feet cross ...

Clip Hit: Cross Behind

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

- Utilising the clip hit
- Hands together approximately half way down the grip
- Player should stroke through the ball
- Feet cross ...

Clip Hit: Shuffle

category: Passing-Receiving

- Utilising the clip hit
- Hands together approximately half way down the grip
- Player should stroke through the ball
- Feet touch ...

Clip Hit: Shuffle

- Utilising the clip hit
- Hands together approximately half way down the grip
- Player should stroke through the ball
- Feet touch ...

Clip Hit: Shuffle

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

- Utilising the clip hit
- Hands together approximately half way down the grip
- Player should stroke through the ball
- Feet touch ...

Clip Hit: Static 1

category: Session-Videos

Grip 'V' between thumb and index finger runs down the edge of the stick Right and left hand touching - This way they work together rather than in opp...

Clip Hit: Static 2

category: Session-Videos

Grip 'V' between thumb and index finger runs down the edge of the stick Right and left hand touching - This way they work together rather than in opp...

Hitting Drill off Right Foot

- Striking the ball at right angles off of the right foot
- Useful when changing the point of the attack
- Allows the strike to be gotten...

Opposed Shooting: Clip Hit

- Two active players (one forward, one defender) and a feeder
- The feeder passes the ball into the forward, while the defend puts pressure on...

Short Handle Grip

Bring the left hand about 6 inches down the stick, and then bring the right hand up to meet it.

Web Videos

Clip hit - field hockey

Olympic and Commonwealth stars Brett Garrard and Bill Waugh, take you through the Clip Hit. Sportplan Field Hockey Coaching gives you over 1000+ Drill...

Ryde hockey core skills #2 - hitting

Ryde Hockey Club Director of Coaching Tim Collier offers some tips for players and coaches interested in mastering the core skills of hockey. In this ...

Best field hockey goals ever!

Here are our top field hockey goals of all time. They are just amazing. Don't hesitate to give us your thoughts about the goals and the video. We hope...

Passing skills: clip hit

Passing skill development: Clip hit 1) Teach correct technique 2) Develop quick and accurate passes 3) Encourage follow through WorldHockeyForum.co.

Ryde hockey: overheads

In this clip Ryde Hockey Club High Performance Director Larry McIntosh coaches the importance of using your shoulders and leg drive when throwing over...

Sessions

Coaching the Clip Hit

Can you clip it? Yes you can! Improve your players hockey passing technique with this skills focused session

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Community Drills

Eliminate 2 defenders then shoot

First set of cones - let ball roll right across - use a body dummy.Second set of cones - drag the ball from left to right then go round and feed...

Clip Hit in positions

Groups of 4Pass to middle person then to end personSomeone runs from one side to the other to try and beat the ballEnsure the middle person controls a...

Dribble with Clip hit competition

Players are in two groupsDribble around cones and get feet around ball (orange)Clip hit to the next person who continues to dribble (whites)Repeat abo...

Pairs passing in Channels

PairsPass to opposite sideRun around partner, and past opposite cone, to next available cone on opposite sideWhen you receive you dribble across on th...

Play: Conditioned Game.

Blue team begins with the aim of playing the ball over the 25 yard line through a goal set up. The red team aim to attack the goal and can only score ...

Hitting the Ball at Goal

- players form a square at top of circle- ball starts at top- players pass ball to next player diagonally to them then follow pass- final player recei...

Shooting/Hitting

This is a drill to look at the clip hit and getting the shot away quickly and efficiently.The idea of the clip hit is to allow players to recieve the ...

Clip hitting

*Mini-goals will be used*A clip hit is when both hands are brought down the stick to hit the bell close to your feet.A: Dribble through cones then sho...

Hitting

- transfer ball over longer distances quickly- method to shoot at goal- should be able to hit off both left & right foot (right is harder)- clip h...

Circle Entry and Widening the goal

Carry ball to wider cone and shoot low back-post. Player from baseline leads to get deflection.Shooting should be low, controlled, back-post. Suggest ...