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...

1 v 1 - Channelling Defending ...

Hockey 1 v 1 - Channelling Defending Skills Split your group into two teams - defenders and attackers. Players with the ball have to run around the c...

1 vs 1 practice Eliminating a ...

Hockey 1 vs 1 practice Eliminating a Player Split the players up into two groups for a relay ... The player that had the first shot and then defended...

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...

How to tackle in field hockey

Tackling in field hockey is essential to having a strong defense, and there are subtleties that a defender must know when attempting to tackle without...

Sessions

Session 9: Defend and Press | ...

The focus of the 8 week hockey programme is to develop a man2man defense system, which aims to force the opposition onto forehand and the right board...

Creating Goal Scoring Opportun...

Confidence in front of goal is one of the hardest things a coach has to instil in ... Include: Creating Goal Scoring Opportunities / Defensive Interc...