Drills

Marking

category: Defending-Skills

Temporary footagePlayers should not wear baseball capsfootage will be re shot soonPlace a ball on the pitchone player is the attacker and the other pl...

Coloured Marking - 4 V 4

category: Defending-Skills

Setup as shown. Get players into pairs and give the pair a bib, with the next pair a different colour. Red players can only tackle gold and blue playe...

Defence The Circle

category: Defending-Skills

Defender passes the ball. Attackers go 1 on 1 and try to penetrate the circle. Defenders priority is to stop the player getting through gate 1, then g...

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 then try t...

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Fieldhockey defense

How to manage defense Produced by England Hockey Supplied by European Hockey Federation.