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Game related Drills

These field hockey training games improve how your team defend and attack as a team. These games cover everything from keeping possession as a team to...

Indoor Hockey Drills

This is the indoor variant of traditional outdoor field hockey. It began as a pastime for players during the off-season. The key difference between fi...

Drills

Outletting Through Midfield

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

Hockey Outletting through midfield Roles and Responsibilities We will be working on this kind of move in the midfield these next couple of weeks So w...

1-3-4-3 Diamond Shape Midfield

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

Hockey 1-3-4-3 diamond shape midfield Roles and Responsibilities 4 man midfield ... half pushing up higher up the pitch, supporting the front 3 and t...

Moving Defence Into Midfield

category: Game-related

Hockey Moving Defence into Midfield Game related In this practice the defensive players are in position of the field and have to try and keep possess...

1-1-3-4-2

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

Hockey 1-1-3-4-2 Roles and Responsibilities This system gives support to the backline as well as the midfield. It relies on the 2 forwards to do a lo...

Web Videos

Field hockey midfield play

This video shows a back four building up and creating space at the midfield. Important is the role of the pivot (centre midfielder) in the box (the sp...

England hockey: creating space tips

This is an excellent series of coaching videos produced by England Hockey to help players develop their skills. Want to see more? Just subscribe! Enjo...

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Community Drills

Hit Outs vs Press

The attackers (red) will set up in the normal 3-4-(3) line up and try to score in either of the mini goals. The defending team (blue) will do the norm...

Copy of Hit Outs vs Press

The attackers (red) will set up in the normal 3-4-(3) line up and try to score in either of the mini goals. The defending team (blue) will do the norm...

Changing lane of attack.

Here the players will give the ball across the field to the help side mid fielder / defender. This play will in turn give a long ball to the help side...

Striker movement off the ball

moving off the ball to Create space in the ciricle for a shooterAll 3 attacking players start on the base line next to the goals2 mid fielders start b...