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

Quick Hit

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey Quick Hit Passing & Receiving HITTING TECHNIQUE It is difficult to define the Â'correctÂ' technique; if a player is quick and highly success...

Reverse Stick Hit

category: Video-Techniques

Hockey Reverse stick hit Video Techniques Players can use this technique when passing or shooting at goal. Hold the stick with your palms facing upwa...

Hitting Test

category: Skill-Circuit

Hockey Hitting test Skill Circuit The player is required to hit the ball across the width of the pitch at the target. There are two options on how to...

Sweep Hit

category: Video-Techniques

Hockey Sweep Hit Video Techniques The sweep is a variation from the hit pass. The grip and stance are the same the ball is placed in line with the fr...

Hitting The Ball

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey Hitting the ball Passing & Receiving - Utilising the standard hit - Hands together at the top of the grip - Player should stroke through the b...

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 ...

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 ...

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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.

Basic Hitting and Stopping

Players make teams of 2. Player 1 starts with the ball and pushed it to Player 2. Player 1 then moves to the next Cone where Player 2 pushes the ball ...