category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

This system is more attacking then the sweeper behind system (1-1-3-3-3).

The advantage of this set-up is that you have a free player behind...

1/2 Court Press

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

The 1/2 court press is again a team effort and relies on all players joining in and being disciplined.

The 1/2 court press is a bit like spa...

Full Court Press

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

The difference between the Full Press, which puts pressure on the specific areas on the pitch (wide areas in the opposition's 23m area) and the Ful...

Full Press - Puting Pressure On The Opposition

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

The basis of the press is that no player commits to the ball but a team screen is set up in the decided territory of the pitch. The aim is not to t...

Web Videos

Ryde hockey: the defensive press

Ryde Hockey Club Women's 1st Grade Coach John Cullen discusses the principles of the press, an important defensive structure in hockey where the defen...


Community Drills

Full Press 3 Round the Back

The strikers are quite narrow and the Centre Forward and attachking midfeild NEED to decide who marks the oposing centre half. The inners, halves...

full press

full press1. we willen de bal van rechts naar links hebben2. DRUK OP BAL HOUDEN/AANLOPEN!!!!!3. afpakken in zone rechts tussen 23m en middenlijn4. coa...

Full Press 4 Round the Back

We want to try and force them WIDEThis time the attacking midfielder will mark and the defensive one will be free and the full back mark.