Drills

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...

Channelling

category: Defending-Skills

Two defenders can work together to channelFirst defender channelling may direct the attacker towards the second defenderThe second defender communicat...

1 V 1 - Channelling

category: Defending-Skills

Split your group into two teams - defenders and attackers. Players with the ball have to run around the cone and try and score. Players without ball a...

Open Side Block Tackle

category: Defending-Skills

Strong low body position and balanced ready to move. Left foot forward, right foot back, stick on the ground or hovering slightly above the ground. ...

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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...

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