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Defending Skills Drills

A hockey defender's main role is to stop the attack, regain possession of the ball and pass the ball to a fellow player to begin an attack from the ba...

Drills

Defence The Circle

category: Defending-Skills

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...

Channelling

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Channelling Defending Skills Two defenders can work together to channel.

Jab Tackle

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Jab Tackle Defending Skills The jab can be used as a form of delay either to dispossess a player with the ball if the ball is away from the st...

Covering Defender

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Covering defender Defending Skills Temporary footage Players should not wear baseball caps footage will be re shot soon Put a ball on the pitc...

Web Videos

Field hockey defense tips

Field hockey defense tips, to learn more go to: https://hockeyperformanceacademy.com In this video Performance Coach Lauren Penny and Sasha Siversen t...

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Community Drills

Drill One

3 DEFINED INDIVIDUAL DEFENSIVE SKILLS1. Defender must ensure he is never flat footed.2. No Infield breaks are allowed, so ensure that you dont get too...

Progression Drill: Two

Description3 DEFINED INDIVIDUAL DEFENSIVE SKILLS Coaching Points1. Defender must ensure he is never flat footed.2. No Infield breaks are allowed,...

Minigame (with passing restriction)

The purpose of the minigames is to tie together all the other aspects covered throughout the practice (Moving with the Ball, Passing & Receiving, Defe...

Adding a 'Joker' Player

- 2 teams of 5 players- 1 additional player with a different coloured bib on (joker)- joker always on the side of the team in possession of the ball (...