Drill Categories

Indoor Hockey Drills

This is the indoor variant of traditional outdoor field hockey. It began as a pastime for players during the off-season. The key difference between fi...

Drills

Clip Hit: Cross Behind

category: Passing-Receiving

- Utilising the clip hit
- Hands together approximately half way down the grip
- Player should stroke through the ball
- Feet cross ...

Clip Hit: Cross Behind

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

- Utilising the clip hit
- Hands together approximately half way down the grip
- Player should stroke through the ball
- Feet cross ...

Clip Hit: Shuffle

category: Passing-Receiving

- Utilising the clip hit
- Hands together approximately half way down the grip
- Player should stroke through the ball
- Feet touch ...

Clip Hit: Shuffle

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

- Utilising the clip hit
- Hands together approximately half way down the grip
- Player should stroke through the ball
- Feet touch ...

Clip Hit: Shuffle

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

- Utilising the clip hit
- Hands together approximately half way down the grip
- Player should stroke through the ball
- Feet touch ...

Close Circles: Scoring Under Pressure

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

- 5 vs 5
- Played in small area with marked D's
- High intensity drill
- Players can only score by pushing/flicking the ball

Deflection From The Left Post

category: Set-Pieces

Players set up as shown in the diagram. The ball is pushed out to the stopper at the top of the circle, who then proceeds to stop the ball and rol...

Web Videos

Ryde hockey core skills #2 - hitting

Ryde Hockey Club Director of Coaching Tim Collier offers some tips for players and coaches interested in mastering the core skills of hockey. In this ...

Sessions

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Community Drills

Minefield

Place cones randomly in a defined area and then set up players as shown. They must get the ball from one side to the other without hitting the cones. ...

Shooting Progression 1

Hit a ball against a wall from 5 metres away. This will improve your connection when hitting the ball.