Drill Categories

Scoring on the break Drills

Scoring on the break is a very common form of attack in field hockey, if you watch the Australians you may believe it is the only form of attack. It o...

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 with the centre half pushing up higher up the pitch, supporting the f...

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...

Moving A Defender Into The Midfield

category: Game-related

Hockey Moving a defender into the midfield Game related In this practice the defensive players are in position of the field and have to try and keep ...

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...

Sessions

Forward Running - Positive Play

Carry the ball with confidence and run at goal! Teach your players to switch the ball and feed the lines to get the ball up the pitch!

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Community Drills

6v5 With 2 Circle Defenders

The players will play a 6v5, The two defenders in the circle can not leave the circle, and the other defenders can not enter the circle. The whole poi...