Drill Categories

Eliminating a Player Drills

The best way of making progress into your opposition's half is to beat opposition players by either dribbling or passing the ball around them (elimina...

3D skills Drills

As your hockey players develop stick control then you should be looking to teach them 3D hockey control skills. These are advanced ways of keeping con...

3D skills Drills

As your hockey players develop stick control then you should be looking to teach them 3D hockey control skills. These are advanced ways of keeping con...

Bola Machine Drills

The world renowned hockey BOLA machine has been specially adapted to fulfil a wide range of Hockey training needs following extensive consultation and...

Defending Skills Drills

A hockey defender's main role is to stop the attack, regain possession of the ball and pass the ball to a fellow player to begin an attack from the ba...

Goal keeping Drills

Good goal keeping is the ability to fearlessly stop the other team scoring through your goal keeper's agility and technique. These goal keeping videos...

Grips Drills

The grip is the way your player holds the hockey stick with their hands. There is little variation in how a player can hold a hockey stick, but as you...

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...

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...

Moving with the ball Drills

Moving with the ball, also known as dribbling, is how a player moves with the ball when in their possession using a hockey stick. The dribbling drills...

Passing & Receiving Drills

Passing and receiving are fundamental skills in the game of field hockey and determine the success of your team. The best teams make the ball do the w...

Possession Drills

Keeping possession of the ball is your team's best way of maintaining the advantage over their opponents and to fabricate goal scoring opportunities. ...

Practices For Juniors

These junior hockey drills and videos are aimed at teaching younger or novice players the basics of the game and get them used to using the stick to c...

Rebound Blocks Drills

Field hockey rebound blocks allow players to practise passing and receiving on their own. The rebound block acts like a passing partner by rebounding ...

Scoring on the break Drills

Scoring on the break is a very common form of attack in field hockey, if you watch the Australians you may believe it is the only form of attack. It o...

Self Pass Drills

In 2009 Hockey introduced a "self-pass" rule from a free hit (an unobstructed hit by a player who has been fouled by an opponent). It enables the pla...

Drills

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...

3 Man Passing Exercise

category: Passing-Receiving

Player 1 passes the ball to 2 who in turn passes it to 3 on the run.

Player 3 then runs round the cone anti-clockwise before passing the bal...

Attackers Defending

category: Defending-Skills

Attacker starts with the ball gives the ball to the defender who has to try and run in possession of the ball across the 23 meter line through one ...

Change The Point Of Attack

category: Game-related

2 teams both with a ball. The object is for one of the wingers to get to the back line without being tackled. For a tackler to be released by the...

Changing The Point Of Attack

category: Rebound-Blocks

The boards for this one can be put as far apart as you require and depending on the skill level and power of the player.

Changing The Point Of Attack

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Player 1 starts with the ball and runs down the wing. The defender puts on some pressure . Just before player 1 loses the ball he/she turns away fr...

Chase Ball

category: Passing-Receiving

Set up two teams of 3, with a ball per team in two interlocking triangles.

One of the teams starts passing the ball. The second team then pa...

Combination Down Right Board

category: Indoor-Hockey

Player 1 runs with the ball through the little slalom and passes the ball to player 2 on the the half way line. this player then hook dribbles the bal...

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Autosave 70565903

With this exercise get into 3's standing opposite each other. (as shown in diagram).start of by passing the ball to each other.

Autosave 46046372

Hand soccerDivide children up into two groups/teams. They must work together to score by passing the ball by hand along the floor/grass. The ball may...

Warm Up: Agility and Ball Handling

Set up 4 of these drills, players must aim to control the ball through the white cones, go a full 360 around the far red cone. Head towards the third ...

Basic skill drill

In a group of 5, 4 create a diamond shape with 1 person in the middle.The ball starts with the blue players, who then pass the ball into the player in...