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3V2

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...

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 a...

  • 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 a...

  • Defending 3 V 2

    category: Defending-Skills

    Players from the 23 metre line pass the ball to two players in the goal.
    These two players, on receiving the ball, can try to run and pass the...

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    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 ...

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    Creating space vs defender 2

    B.Watch 90s England Hockey video on creating space vs a defender who is front marking or back marking.It's about the movement of the attacker to c...

    Marking in the D

    Front person is on the hotline and see how the back are in a diamondWhen the ball moves we all move to create another diamondMarking is important we a...

    One-on-one marking game

    Simple game where players are split into two teams. Each player has an opposite number on the other team. Only allowed to tackle their own...

    Defend and Counter 2v2s

    In 5 teams of 2 the players will firstly defend in a 2v2 and then after the attack in a 2v2, the rotation is quite simple, the players will fill in be...