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Creating Space To Receive The Ball

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Creating Space to Receive the Ball Movement off the ball Player 3 runs into the channel. At the same time player 1 passes the ball to player 2...

Pass and Move Movement off the...

Hockey Pass and Move Movement off the ball Players have to pass the ball around the outside of the square with only 3 players. To make this possible,...

Pass And Switch Positions

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Pass and switch positions Movement off the ball The player without the ball (player 2) runs towards the opposite cone and communicates to thei...

Through Ball

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Through Ball Movement off the ball Some players stand outside the 23m area with a ball each. One player has to try and play the ball to the pl...

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England hockey: creating space tips

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4v2 possesion squares

split the group into 6s with 2 players in bibs in the middle of the square. The 4 players round the outside have to look after the ball. If the defend...

6v6 possession with 7th player

Split into two teams of 6 - team blue and red - with one player acting as the 7th player for both teams (wearing a different coloured bib, or a specif...

Possession in Attack

Possession in Attack:5/6 continuous passes before shooting at goal. This encourages movement and appropriate leads to create space.2 Defenders (1 reco...

3 section hockey

3 section hockeyattack and defence2 on 2 in the little sectionkeep the widthquick passesmovement off the balltight defence