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Defending Skills Drills

A hockey defender's main role is to stop the attack, regain possession of the ball and pass the ball to a fellow player to begin an attack from the ba...

Practices For Juniors

These junior hockey drills and videos are aimed at teaching younger or novice players the basics of the game and get them used to using the stick to c...

Drills

1 Touch Scores

category: Conditioned-Games

Set up with cones set out in a square 10m x 10m, and inside the square have two teams of three players each, and one ball between them.

The ...

1 V 1 (With A Gk)

category: Defending-Skills

The goalkeeper passes the ball to player 2 who on receiving the ball has to try and score a goal. As soon as they receive the ball the defender is ...

1 V 1 - Channelling

category: Defending-Skills

Split your group into two teams - defenders and attackers.

Players with the ball have to run around the cone and try and score. Players with...

1 V 1 Corner Goals

category: Defending-Skills

The coach puts the ball in different loactions in the box and on the command, players run towards the ball before then playing a one v one.

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1 V 1 Move Through Channels

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Set out cones on lines creating lanes across or down the pitch, each lane approx 2m wide. The player with the ball runs diagonally across the lanes...

1 V 1 Practice Relay

category: Eliminating-a-Player

One player (the defender) stands between two cones and is only allowed to move left or right with stick and body in that area. The player with the bal...

1 V 2 Break Defense

category: Defending-Skills

Players work in pairs in this drill - attacking and defending pair.

The player who starts with the ball has to dribble around the cone and ...

1 Vs 1 Practice

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Split the players up into two groups for a relay type exercise which starts with one player from group 1 running with a ball to the goal on the hal...

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...

2 Vs 1

category: Movement-off-the-ball

The player with the ball passes the ball square to the other attacking player. Upon receiving the ball player 2 runs laterally across the defender,...

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Bite size fitness 8

Full pitch sprints and acceleration drills feature in this mini hockey-fitness session. Use this plan to add a fitness element to your training

Bite size fitness 7

Burst out of the blocks with this sprint and agility hockey conditioning session, and add a fitness element to your training today

Community Drills

2 v 2 Game play

Learners to just play 2 v 2 to score they must dribble over the end zone lines.Once the players have had a go bring group in and discuss 3 principles ...

1v2 "Double teams"

Needed? 6 Cones, Balls, 6 players, GoalHow? Attacker (Blue) takes a ball and tries to eliminate two defenders, while staying inside the cone lines. Th...

Jeugdtraining DDHC Week 2

Oefening 1Een aanvaller (A) begint in de cirkel bij de pion. Deze maakt een beweging richting de lege strook (tussen de twee pionnenrijen) en krijgt v...