Drills

Clear Before The Line

category: Goal-keeping

Goal keeper stays on the line until the coach roles a ball towards the edge of the circle the Goal keeper has to run and touch the ball before it leav...

Goal Keeper Circuit

category: Goal-keeping

Place the 4 balls as shown 2 on the 23 meter line 1 right and one left in the circle. Goal keeper  starts on the line. Goal keeper has to sav...

Exploring The Back Line From Left

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Player 1 runs into the circle and if the defender does not approach, player 1 can shoot at goal. Alternatively if the defender approaches, player 1 ca...

Slide Out

category: Goal-keeping

Goal keeper starts on the goal line. Coach places a ball inside the circle. GK has to run towards the ball and try to slide the ball with pads or body...

Exploring The Back Line

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Player 1 runs into the circle and if the defender does not approach, player 1 can shoot at goal. Alternatively if the defender approaches, player 1 c...

Diving Technique

category: Goal-keeping

The goalkeeper starts 2 / 3 metres off their line on their knees. The coach then throws the ball under arm for the goalkeeper to dive across and make ...

Web Videos

Field hockey goalkeeper training

A lot of people have commented on how close to the line I am standing. I don't think the camera angle helps but I do tend to stand closer to my line p...

Community Drills

Press for AHC U16s

Opposition outletting with 4 defenders, a centre half and 2 inside forwards. Our 3 strikers, 1 attacking midfielder and centre half pressing.CF - Righ...

Defending the line to goal

Explain to the players the importance of defending the line towards goal.Marking someone on the 'line to goal' is where the defender is betwee...