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Set Pieces Drills

Set pieces, sometimes referred to as set-plays in hockey, happen when restarting a game after a foul, the taking of a corner, penalty corner or hit in...

Drills

Free Hit Forehand Add

category: Set-Pieces

Player on the ball waits for the player in the D to make a move with their stick outside the D for them to pass the ball hard onto the stick. Player r...

Draw Defence And Pass

category: Set-Pieces

The player on the free hits starts to move to try and draw the defender to come out. As soon as the defender moves towards the ball the player passes ...

Short Corner Defence 2 - 2

category: Set-Pieces

Setup the defence as shown with defenders on each post and a runner on each post. Player 1 runs to the top of the circle with Player 2 running on thei...

Deflect Inside

category: Set-Pieces

Player on the free hit hits the ball hard slightly wide of the D for a player to move out with their stick to deflect the ball into the D for a shot o...

Free Hit Forehand Add

category: Set-Pieces

Player on the ball waits for the player in the D to make a move with their stick outside the D for them to pass the ball hard onto the stick. Player r...

Open Play Short Corner

category: Set-Pieces

Set up as shown in the picture. The ball is pushed out towards the top of the circle, but on this occasion the stopper dummies to stop the ball but l...

Web Videos

Field hockey goalkeeper training

A lot of people have commented on how close to the line I am standing. I don't think the camera angle helps but I do tend to stand closer to my line p...

Hockey coaching - set plays

Defending Break Away Overview: This practice is perfect for refining stick control. Organisation: Groups of players are organised in 2 teams as illust...