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Overload situations Drills

Hockey overloads occur when a team has more attacking players than defending players in one area of the pitch - giving them a numerical superiority an...

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...


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 then try t...

Defence The Circle

category: Defending-Skills

Defender passes the ball. Attackers go 1 on 1 and try to penetrate the circle. Defenders priority is to stop the player getting through gate 1, then g...

Defending The Circle

category: Defending-Skills

Defenders on 23 metre line closes down and forces the attacker outside away from the goal. Attacker has to try and score a goal.

Attackers Defending

category: Defending-Skills

Attacker starts with the ball gives the ball to the defender who has to try and run in possession of the ball across the 23 meter line through one of ...

Dribble Through - Defensive Zone Game

category: Defending-Skills

4 players inside the 23 meter area try to pass the ball through the defensive zone (the space between the 23 meter to the half way line) to the player...

Defending In Pairs

category: Defending-Skills

Players from the 23 metre line pass the ball to a player in the goal.This player, on receiving the ball, can try to run the ball, under control, out o...

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