category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Marking Defending Skills Temporary footage Players should not wear baseball ... to receive the ball The defender has to shadow and stay goalsi...

Coloured Marking - 4 V 4

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Coloured Marking - 4 v 4 Defending Skills Setup as shown. Get players into ... The aim of the game is for players to score in the goals. On th...


category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Channelling Defending Skills Two defenders can work together to channel. ... First defender channelling should dictatce the direction of the a...

Right Wing - Cross And Shoot

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Hockey Right Wing - Cross and Shoot Shooting & Goalscoring Setup the practice as shown. The Right Wing starts with the ball and dribbles to the defen...

1-1-3-3-3 Formation

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

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 ...

2V1 Gauntlet

category: Eliminating-a-Player

- 2 on 1 gauntlet elimination
- Mark areas out on the pitch
- Place desired numbers of defenders across the gauntlet

Changing Direction With The Ball

category: Moving-with-the-ball

- Carrying the ball in different position
- Working on footwork
- Playing position from red to blue cone
- Sharp roll/turn at first ...


category: Overload-situations

Coach feeds the ball to MM who plays the ball to RD or LD. These in turn play the ball in to the forwards on their side and play 3v2, (defenders h...

Web Videos

Ryde hockey: basics of marking

Ryde Hockey Club High Performance Coaching Adviser Larry McIntosh on the importance of positioning and a physical presence when marking opposition ...



Community Drills

3 vs 3 continuous game

at least 4 players on each team.3 vs 3 within the box and the other players around the edge of the box.If a player in the middle passes to a player on...

Overload down the line

Overload down one wing2 vs 33 vs 4 Defendingchanelling the lineholding space rather than man to manAttacking2 vs 1 eliminationif defenders are ma...