Team Lead Running - With Switch Play

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Exercise starts with the ball being played to the half back, then down the line for a player running out to receive.

This player should the...

The 5 - 3 - 2 Formation

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

This document explains the 5 - 3 - 2 formation.

This framework reflects a structure that has 5 forwards, 3 half backs, 2 backs, and

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Fieldhockey defense

How to manage defense Produced by England Hockey Supplied by European Hockey Federation.



Forward Running - Positive Play

Carry the ball with confidence and run at goal! Teach your players to switch the ball and feed the lines to get the ball up the pitch!

Community Drills

Deflection pass

1. Hard, flat pass wide.2. Deflection/one touch pass to upcoming half back.3. Player carries ball into the D, hits it to far post for deflection....

Defender Elimination

Full back passess to half back who eliminates the opposing wing player before carrying the ball through a gate on the wing. FB - Hard, accurate and fl...

4 on 3 Channels

- Back 4 out transferring- 3 attackers and 3 defenders start high- Ball played into 1 side and half back joins the attack (depending on numbers)- Back...

Right half ball receiving

In this drill the right half back receives the ball out of a transfer and passes it either inside to the centre half or alongside the line to the stri...