Drill Categories

Self Pass Drills

In 2009 Hockey introduced a "self-pass" rule from a free hit (an unobstructed hit by a player who has been fouled by an opponent). It enables the pla...


1 Vs 1 Practice

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Split the players up into two groups for a relay type exercise which starts with one player from group 1 running with a ball to the goal on the hal...

2V1 Break

category: Overload-situations

One attacker and one defender stand at the top of the circle.

The 2nd defender stands wide outside the 23m area and passes the ball to a 2nd...

3 Man Passing Exercise

category: Passing-Receiving

Player 1 passes the ball to 2 who in turn passes it to 3 on the run.

Player 3 then runs round the cone anti-clockwise before passing the bal...

Attack Against Defence 6 V 3

category: Overload-situations

With the exercise starting with a pass from the left midfield to the left wing. Defenders have to start in the circle each new attack.
The attacker...

Attacking Down The Left (Mini Hockey)

category: Practices-For-Juniors

Pass the ball from right to left ( slightly backwards.

2nd player takes the ball with the open stick to then pass the ball down the line to ...

Attacking From The Back

category: Game-related

The aim of this exercise is to get the ball behind the three defenders in the zone. On achieving this, start again. Only one player at a time is al...

Back To Front

category: Passing-Receiving

5 Players, 2 balls. The player in the middle has to pass the ball from a player behind to player in front, first on the right and then on the left...

Basic Skills

category: Rebound-Blocks

1 player per rebound block.

Players play the ball into the Rebound block and receive the returning pass.

On the whistle the players s...

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Bite Size Fitness 9

Don't miss this final 30 minute fitness session - Coach it as a whole or use it as a way to bring new ideas to your pre-match routines


Community Drills

Baseline attack - defending the space

Preparation: You will need three attackers and two defenders to join in the exercise. Exercise: One of the attackers starts with the ball down the rig...

Posting Up & Leading For The 2nd Ball

The player in the middle (1) will lead for the ball on the other side stop, and as soon as the player with the ball (2) looks to the pass (1) will run...

Autosave 70565903

With this exercise get into 3's standing opposite each other. (as shown in diagram).start of by passing the ball to each other.