Drill Categories

Moving with the ball Drills

Moving with the ball, also known as dribbling, is how a player moves with the ball when in their possession using a hockey stick. The dribbling drills...


1 V 1 Move Through Channels

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Set out cones on lines creating lanes across or down the pitch, each lane approx 2m wide. The player with the ball runs diagonally across the lanes...

1 V 1 Practice Relay

category: Eliminating-a-Player

One player (the defender) stands between two cones and is only allowed to move left or right with stick and body in that area. The player with the bal...

1 Vs 1 Battle For The Ball

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Two players run to the ball to gain possession. The player in possession tries to score. The player without the ball is the defender and tries to...

1V1 Delay Defender

category: Eliminating-a-Player

One player starts 5 metres away from the line, passes the ball to the player on the opposite line. Passing player has to touch behind the line befo...

1V1 Left Right Attack

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Player 1 passes the ball to player 2, player 2 has to try and score.

The defender has to start 5 to 10m away from a cone. They have to ...

2 V 1 (Left To Right)

category: Eliminating-a-Player

previous coaching points for ball carrying apply as in 1 v 1 player with the ball makes a positive run on an angle to eliminate the defender as in 1 ...

2 V 1 (Right To Left)

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Previous coaching points for ball carrying apply as in 1 v 1Player with the ball makes a positive run on an angle to eliminate the defender as in 1 v ...

2D/3D: Combining Elimination Skills

category: 3D-skills

- Player peforms a sharp change of direction, followed by a stick dink from hockey position, and finish with a one handed lift
- Combining 2D ...

3 Passing

category: Passing-Receiving

Pass the ball around in groups of three.

Before receiving the ball players must make a movement towards the approaching ball and let it roll...

3D Skills

category: 3D-skills

- Carrying the ball in different position
- Working on footwork
- Playing position from red to blue cone
- Sharp roll/turn at first ...

Web Videos

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Bite size fitness 7

Burst out of the blocks with this sprint and agility hockey conditioning session, and add a fitness element to your training today

Overcoming on the ball nerves

6 drills and games designed to improve your players' on the ball confidence and improve their passing and dribbling decision making skills

Community Drills

2 v 2 Game play

Learners to just play 2 v 2 to score they must dribble over the end zone lines.Once the players have had a go bring group in and discuss 3 principles ...

Long Sweep / Slap shots

Playing at match intensity, across the 25, pass and follow until final dribble & shot on goal. Race to get all players back to centre line. Run to mee...

Pass and receipt in isolation

Players pass ball along long side for partner to receive.Receipt must move player in correct direction to drive along short side of the area. Player w...