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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...

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Dribble Pass Relay

category: Moving-with-the-ball

Hockey Dribble pass relay Moving with the ball Player 1 starts by running with the ball to the right hand cone, keeping the ball in contact with the ...

Pass And Move

category: Movement-off-the-ball

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,...

Wide Pass Forward

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Wide pass forward Movement off the ball Player 1 passes the ball across to player 2 who then passes up the wing to 3. Player 3 then crosses th...

Through Pass

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Through Pass Movement off the ball A line of attacking players stand outside the 23 metre line with a ball each, with one other attacking on t...

Switch And Pass

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Switch and Pass Movement off the ball Player 1 dribbles the ball across the square, forcing player 2 to also switch in order to receive the sq...

Pass And Return

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Pass and Return Movement off the ball Player 1 passes the ball to player 2 and then follows his/her own pass. Player 2 then passes the ball ba...

Vertical Pass Back

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Vertical Pass back Movement off the ball Player 1 passes to player 2, then 1 follows pass and receives the return pass from 2. Player 1 then g...

Wall Pass

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Wall pass Movement off the ball Player 1 runs with the ball, player 2 makes a move towards the ball and receives the ball from 1, on the move ...

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England hockey: passing tips

This is an excellent series of coaching videos produced by England Hockey to help players develop their skills. Want to see more? Just subscribe! Enjo...

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Community Drills

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4 v 4 4 Goal GameScore through any of the goals by passing the ball to a teammate on the opposite side of the goal.

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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...

Passing With Speed At Speed

Start by explaining the key principles of passing at speed: Passing with the right foot forward Using the back instead of the wrists Pass without stop...

3v2 Starting From Help Side

Here the players will start by passing the ball to the help side and then deep. The idea of this movement is to get the ball deep but then workout how...