Drills

Defence The Circle

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Defence the circle Defending Skills Defender passes the ball. Attackers go 1 on 1 and try to penetrate the circle. Defenders priority is to st...

Learning To Build Out Of Defence (9 Versus 5)

category: Overload-situations

Hockey Learning to Build out of Defence (9 versus 5) Overload situations Team of 9 players all playing in their position on the pitch. and 5 defender...

1 V 1 - Channelling

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey 1 v 1 - Channelling Defending Skills Split your group into two teams - defenders and attackers. Players with the ball have to run around the c...

Passing The Ball Out From The Back

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Passing the ball out from the back Defending Skills 4 players spread the ball round the back standing in defensive formation by their cone. Th...

Web Videos

Field hockey defense tips

Field hockey defense tips, to learn more go to: https://hockeyperformanceacademy.com In this video Performance Coach Lauren Penny and Sasha Siversen t...

Fieldhockey defense

How to manage defense Produced by England Hockey Supplied by European Hockey Federation.

Community Drills

Attacking from a Hit In

During the game, players will need to hit up from the back. The full back will stand taking the hit in. The LB and RB will drop back behind the full b...

Getting ball out of defense

Simply game play but the defenders can only score when they dribble the ball through the orange cones.Key coaching points:- quick transfer of the ball...

Running the Line

Here, a player (defender) will hit the ball out of defense to a midfielder on the 23m line. The midfielder will then trap the ball then pass the ball ...