Match Up 1V1

category: Defending-Skills

Two teams. Each player is only allowed to defend against one player from the opposition. This exercise is to instil discipline in defence and stops ...

Defensive Transfer

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

Important players play at match intensity.Scan before receive, let ball come right past right foot, drive forward and peal out strong. LH and RH role ...

Defensive Transfer 2

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

Introduce Inside Left and Inside Right and passing option as indicated on diagram Add in passive defenders

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...

Web Videos

Fieldhockey defense

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

Skill training and defensive drills

Duke's Pam Bustin presents the fundamental skills of field hockey and then challenges those skills in many different ways. The "1v1 Defensive Techniqu...