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Movement off the ball Drills

Movement off the ball is vital if you want your hockey players to get into space to receive a pass and open up opportunities for attacks to develop. T...

Passing & Receiving Drills

Passing and receiving are fundamental skills in the game of field hockey and determine the success of your team. The best teams make the ball do the w...

Drills

Long Handled Slap Passing & Re...

Hockey Long Handled Slap Passing & Receiving Double 'V' grip. Step to the ball with your hands low to the ground. Sweep the stick along the floor bef...

Basic grip Grips - Hockey Dril...

Hockey Basic grip Grips Holding the Stick Place your left hand at the top of stick and right hand at the bottom of the stick. Grips will change for d...

1 v 1 competition

The aim of the game is to try and score goals from about 2m out.

The length of the game is approximately 2-3 minutes long and starts on the ...

1-1-3-3-3 formation

This set-up will see your team playing with a sweeper behind the back 3. The advantage of this system is that there is always a covering player to ...

2 v 2 up and down

First set out some 2 vs 2 pitches consisting of 2 goals, 15 to 20m apart with each goal being 1 stick length wide.

Once the pitches are laid...

2D/3D: Combining elimination skills

- Player peforms a sharp change of direction, followed by a stick dink from hockey position, and finish with a one handed lift
- Combining 2D ...

4 v 2 in area

Players are trying to keep possession of the ball for as long as possible. Players inside the area can use the two players on the outside of the gr...

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Pre-Season Conditioning - Part 4

In this fourth and final fitness plan so we cover all the bases - working on cardio, strength, speed and agility - getting your players ready for the ...

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