Drill Categories

3D skills Drills

As your hockey players develop stick control then you should be looking to teach them 3D hockey control skills. These are advanced ways of keeping con...

Eliminating a Player Drills

The best way of making progress into your opposition's half is to beat opposition players by either dribbling or passing the ball around them (elimina...

Drills

Reverse Stick Hit

category: Video-Techniques

Hockey Reverse stick hit Video Techniques Players can use this technique when ... upwards and turn the stick so that the flat side of the hook is fac...

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...

Body Movement

category: Moving-with-the-ball

Hockey Body movement Moving with the ball Set out two lines of cones in a tight zig-zag formation. Players take it in turns to run through the cones....

Cone Dribble

category: Practices-For-Juniors

Hockey Cone Dribble Practices For Juniors Put out a long line of cones, with 30cm between each cone. This is always a good warm up exercise, ideal fo...

Defending In Pairs

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Defending in pairs Defending Skills Players from the 23 metre line ... This player, on receiving the ball, can try to run the ball, under cont...

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 1 Practice Relay

category: Eliminating-a-Player

One player (the defender) stands between two cones and is only allowed to move left or right with stick and body in that area. The player with the bal...

1V1 Delay Defender

category: Eliminating-a-Player

One player starts 5 metres away from the line, passes the ball to the player on the opposite line. Passing player has to touch behind the line befo...

3 Man Passing Exercise

category: Passing-Receiving

Player 1 passes the ball to 2 who in turn passes it to 3 on the run.

Player 3 then runs round the cone anti-clockwise before passing the bal...

3 Vs 1 - Swap Grids

category: Scoring-on-the-break

Three players with a ball start in the grid furthest away from the goal with one defender in the first grid and one defender in the second grid.

Web Videos

Field hockey skills | ball control

After our previous tutorial video a lot of you have asked us to do more. So here it is!!! In this video we are doing ball control. The practice that w...

Sessions

First stick and ball session!

Your season starts now! You?ve been doing your fitness work but now it?s time to get a stick in your hands and start working on the basics with this s...

Overcoming on the ball nerves

6 drills and games designed to improve your players' on the ball confidence and improve their passing and dribbling decision making skills

Answers

Community Drills

Dynamische aanval

Speler A loopt op en passt naar BB draait sterk uit en passt C in de loop aan, die zich naar de buitenkant aanbiedtB gaat richting as (kop cirkel) en ...

Spin around the cone

How this drill works – the player will dribble the ball approaching the first cone.They will make a quick jab step, and, while maintaining control of ...

Shifting Gears

How this drill works•When the coach blows the whistle, the players will loose dribble the ball while sprinting. The coach will blows the whistle again...

Possession and Close Control

Set up as shown in two teams. The idea is to keep the ball. Players in the centre need to pass and move around players on the outside can't be tac...