Drill Categories

Eliminating a Player Drills

The best way of making progress into your opposition's half is to beat opposition players by either dribbling or passing the ball around them (elimina...

Grips Drills

The grip is the way your player holds the hockey stick with their hands. There is little variation in how a player can hold a hockey stick, but as you...

Drills

1 v 1 move through channels

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 vs 1 - Get past your man!

The player with the ball has to try and get out of the back of the square by dribbling past the defending player.

If the player in possessio...

1v1 delay defender

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...

30mph and 50mph Zones

Players have a ball each and work in two small groups. Each group begins in a crowded areas (30 MPH speed limit) and dribble around slowly.

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Attackers defending

Player 1 feeds player 2 then closes him/her down. Player 1 tries to stop player 2 dribbling through the goals, and attempts to disposses them. If p...

Beat a player relay

  • Setup as shown.
  • Player 1 passes the ball to player 2 who dribbles the ball into the box before dribbling out of one of the side of the box....

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