Drills

Under Pressure

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Under pressure Defending Skills 2 players have to try and pass the ball to ... Important that the two defenders communicate and play off of ea...

Kabadi

category: Conditioned-Games

Hockey Kabadi Conditioned Games Set up with two teams, each team having their own ... the World's Largest Field Hockey Coaching Resource and we're st...

Box Break

category: Scoring-on-the-break

Defender dribbles with ball into the area in which two attackers are waiting to take the ball (the attackers have to tackle for the ball). On winni...

Break Hockey

category: Scoring-on-the-break

One defender dribbles with ball into the area in which two attackers are waiting to tackle for the ball. On winning the ball the two attackers run out...

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How to play defense in field hockey

A field hockey defense must control the opposing team's offense. Communication and positioning are paramount when building an effective field hockey ....

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Community Drills

4v2 possesion squares

split the group into 6s with 2 players in bibs in the middle of the square. The 4 players round the outside have to look after the ball. If the defend...

Goalie/ defence communication

attacker1 takes the ball into the D and passes to attacker 2. defender 1 tries to intercept or tackle attacker 1attacker 2 off loads it quickly t...

Beat the marker

Complete a pass to another member of your teamEach player is marked one on one by an opposing playerPlayer taking possession of the ball becomes the p...