Drill Categories

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...

Drills

1 Hand Reverse Stick Hit

category: Video-Techniques

Players can use this technique when passing or shooting at goal.

Hold the stick with your palms facing upwards and turn the stick so that th...

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 Touch Scores

category: z-Pre-Scan

Coaches Objective: To develop players ability to make decisions prior to receiving (Pre- Scan) and make a supporting run off the b...

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...

1V1 Delay Defender

category: Eliminating-a-Player

One player starts 5 metres away from the line, passes the ball to the player on the opposite line. Passing player has to touch behind the line befo...

2 Player Passing Pattern

category: Passing-Receiving

A. Player 1 passes the ball to player 2.

B. Player 1 then follows his/her own pass.

C.

2 V 1 (Right To Left)

category: Eliminating-a-Player

  • Three players set up in a triangle formation, with the two attackers as the base of the triangle. The ball carrier is on the right side
  • ...

Web Videos

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...

Sessions

First stick and ball session!

Your season starts now! You?ve been doing your fitness work but now it?s time to get a stick in your hands and start working on the basics with this s...

Posting up and Overlapping

Get your players taking up forward positions on the pitch and overlapping to offer extra attacking options!

Answers

Community Drills

Autosave 64355664

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.

hour glass pass

Passing drill with two balls, where passes go in multiple directions.Quick passing and intensity is essential

Autosave 45612558

Practice and progressions (cont.):Depending on numbers, split into teams of 4/5.Possession game in 1/8 of pitch.If sufficient numbers, 2 games running...