Drills

Moving Defence into Midfield G...

Hockey Moving Defence into Midfield Game related In this practice the defensive players are in position of the field and have to try and keep possess...

Outletting through midfield Ro...

Hockey Outletting through midfield Roles and Responsibilities We will be working on this kind of move in the midfield ... We will be working on this ...

Attacking from the back Game r...

Hockey Attacking from the back Game related Team 1 has to pass the ball around the back and never miss out more than 1 player. Whenever the ball is ...

1-1-3-4-2 Roles and Responsibi...

It relies on the 2 forwards to do a lot of running in defence and play further forward when their ... This system gives support to the backline as we...

1-3-4-3 diamond shape midfield...

Hockey 1-3-4-3 diamond shape midfield Roles and Responsibilities 4 man midfield with the centre half pushing up higher up the ... When to use: This ...

Attacking from a hit in Game r...

Hockey Attacking from a hit in Game related 4 vs 2 from a sideline ball Play wall pass ... LB plays ball to LW, LW should keep the line free then the...

Defensive Transfer 2 Roles and...

Hockey Defensive Transfer 2 Roles and Responsibilities Introduce Inside Left and Inside Right and passing option as indicated on diagram Add in passi...

Short Corner Defence 3 - 1 Set...

Hockey Short Corner Defence 3 - 1 Set Pieces Setup the defence as shown with 2 defenders inside ... Once the ball is injected Player 1 runs to the to...

Attacking down the wing Game r...

Hockey Attacking down the wing Game related RM (starting with the ball), passes to RW who first time (wall) passes it back. The RM then passes the ba...

Preparation for switching the ...

When the pass has been made to player 3 the player who didn't play the pass must ... Change the Point of Attack Drill Thumbnail ... Moving Defence in...

Unopposed 11-a-side Game relat...

Hockey Unopposed 11-a-side Game related The team has to pass the ball around the team using two touches. However, when ever players run out of posit...

Web Videos

Skill training and defensive drills

Duke's Pam Bustin presents the fundamental skills of field hockey and then challenges those skills in many different ways. The "1v1 Defensive Techniqu...

Field hockey midfield play

This video shows a back four building up and creating space at the midfield. Important is the role of the pivot (centre midfielder) in the box (the sp...