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Movement off the ball Drills

Movement off the ball is vital if you want your hockey players to get into space to receive a pass and open up opportunities for attacks to develop. T...

Drills

1 V 1 - Channelling

category: Defending-Skills

Split your group into two teams - defenders and attackers.

Players with the ball have to run around the cone and try and score. Players with...

1 V 2 Break Defense

category: Defending-Skills

Players work in pairs in this drill - attacking and defending pair.

The player who starts with the ball has to dribble around the cone and ...

2 V 1 (Left To Right)

category: Eliminating-a-Player

previous coaching points for ball carrying apply as in 1 v 1 player with the ball makes a positive run on an angle to eliminate the defender as in 1 ...

2 V 1 (Right To Left)

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Previous coaching points for ball carrying apply as in 1 v 1Player with the ball makes a positive run on an angle to eliminate the defender as in 1 v ...

3 Vs 2 - Get To Goal

category: Overload-situations

The middle attacker starts with the ball.

The drill starts with one of the other ...

3V3: Open Play

category: Conditioned-Games

- 3 vs 3
- Small goals either end of an area
- Ball must be taken through the goal under control
- Once a goal has been scored, the ...

3V3: Open Play

category: Session-Videos

- 3 vs 3
- Small goals either end of an area
- Ball must be taken through the goal under control
- Once a goal has been scored, the ...

Attacking Down The Left (Mini Hockey)

category: Practices-For-Juniors

Pass the ball from right to left ( slightly backwards.

2nd player takes the ball with the open stick to then pass the ball down the line to ...

Attacking Down The Wing

category: Game-related

RM (starting with the ball), passes to RW who first time (wall) passes it back.

The RM then passes the ball to RW who runs in field with the...

Attacking From A Hit In

category: Game-related

4 vs 2 from a sideline ball

Play wall pass with LM and look for forward options.

LB plays ball to LW, LW should keep the line free th...

Web Videos

What's inside a field hockey ball?

Ever wonder what is inside a field hockey ball? We did so we cut open a field hockey ball and it was very interesting. It took us three tries to get i...

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Sessions

Receiving the ball under pressure

Conditioned games to improve your players' peripheral vision, so they can use their first touch when receiving the ball to move into space

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