Drills

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...

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...

Attack From Midfield

category: Overload-situations

Hockey Attack from midfield Overload situations The compulsOry pass is a free hit ... RM passes the ball he/she should try and run diagonally in fron...

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...

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

Moving up the field from an 18

3-4-3 moving the ball up the field for quick counters or from deadball situations. White dots give a rough idea where each player wants to pick up the...

Opbouwen, Using the right technique.

Here the girls will stand in their normal positions for opbouwen. (A) The girls will pass the back quickly between themselves at the back, once they a...

Opbouwen 3 2(2) 3

Yellow: Forwards Blue: Mids Red: BacksIn this exercise the Midfielders will lead towards the ball and collect it at full speed, with low body position...