Drills

Defence the circle Defending S...

Hockey Defence the circle Defending Skills Defender passes the ball. Attackers go 1 on 1 and try to penetrate the circle. Defenders priority is to st...

Passing the ball out from the ...

Hockey Passing the ball out from the back Defending Skills 4 players spread the ball round the back standing in defensive formation by their cone. Th...

Cover Defence Defending Skills...

Hockey Cover Defence Defending Skills Simple exercise without a ball to ... 5m behind the front defender) tracks and copies the direction of movement...

Defensive Awareness Defending ...

Hockey Defensive Awareness Defending Skills The attackers (Red Players) have to try and dribble the ball around one of the red cones in the middle an...

1 v 1 - Channelling Defending ...

Hockey 1 v 1 - Channelling Defending Skills Split your group into two teams - defenders and attackers. Players with the ... the World's Largest Field...

Defensive Transfer Roles and R...

Hockey Defensive Transfer Roles and Responsibilities Important players play at match intensity. Scan before receive, let ball come right past right f...

Covering defender Defending Sk...

Hockey Covering defender Defending Skills Temporary footage Players ... The close player takes upa low stance and moves left and right of the ball .....

1 v 2 break defense Defending ...

Hockey 1 v 2 break defense Defending Skills Players work in pairs in this drill - attacking and defending pair. The player who starts with the ball h...

Short Corner Defence 2 - 2 Set...

Hockey Short Corner Defence 2 - 2 Set Pieces Setup the defence as shown with defenders on each post and a runner on each post. Player 1 runs to the t...

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Ryde hockey: the defensive press

Ryde Hockey Club Women's 1st Grade Coach John Cullen discusses the principles of the press, an important defensive structure in hockey where the defen...

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