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Indoor Hockey Drills

This is the indoor variant of traditional outdoor field hockey. It began as a pastime for players during the off-season. The key difference between fi...

Overload situations Drills

Hockey overloads occur when a team has more attacking players than defending players in one area of the pitch - giving them a numerical superiority an...

Drills

1 Touch Scores

category: Conditioned-Games

Set up with cones set out in a square 10m x 10m, and inside the square have two teams of three players each, and one ball between them.

The ...

1 V 1 (With A Gk)

category: Defending-Skills

The goalkeeper passes the ball to player 2 who on receiving the ball has to try and score a goal. As soon as they receive the ball the defender is ...

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 1 Competition

category: Eliminating-a-Player

The aim of the game is to try and score goals from about 2m out.

The length of the game is approximately 2-3 minutes long and starts on the ...

1 V 1 Defence C

category: Indoor-Hockey

Defence force play over to the forehand, while the attack try and score.

When the defender wins the ball, play out a 2 v 1 counter attack.

1 V 1 Move Through Channels

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Set out cones on lines creating lanes across or down the pitch, each lane approx 2m wide. The player with the ball runs diagonally across the lanes...

1 V 1 Positional Practice

category: Eliminating-a-Player

For instance a Right wing (RW) on receiving the ball has to try and beat the Left Defender (LD) to try and get a short corner or score a goal. The ...

1 V 1 Rebound

category: Rebound-Blocks

2 players lots of rebound boards spread out not all the same distance from the centre. players score apoint by passing the ball into a rebound boar...

1 V 1 Two Channel

category: Eliminating-a-Player

The player with the ball starts on the half way line and has to try and go through the area with the defender in and have a shot at goal. The defen...

1 Vs 1 - Get Past Your Man!

category: Eliminating-a-Player

The player with the ball has to try and get out of the back of the square by dribbling past the defending player.

If the player in possessio...

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Masterclass - Passing for Possession

Masterclass in the dark arts of passing. Develop your team's passing and help them to get the ball for longer with this possession session!

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Winning the ball to break!

Fast paced possession and overload drills to improve tracking back, support defence and going from defence to offence!

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Introducing Outletting for Juniors

Use this passing outletting session to improve passing and how effectively your players switch the ball - moving from the back to attack

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Community Drills

Cops vs Robbers

Divide the team into 2 teams, cops and robbers. The teams line up, facing each other, about 5 meters apart. Behind each team is a line, as soon as the...

GameGame

Group of 4 with one ball and 1 chosen defender. The aim is to keep possession of the ball without the defender tackling the ball. Make 10 consective p...