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...


Ball Into Space

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey Ball into Space Passing & Receiving Player 1 runs into the space to receive the ball from player 2 who: Can hit or push the ball Can give an a...

Passing - 3 Stage Drill

category: Warm-up-Games

Hockey Passing - 3 stage drill Warm-up Games 1. In the first stage players work in pairs, passing the ball back and forth across the grid. 2. In the ...

Triangle Passing

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey Triangle passing Passing & Receiving The triangle has sides of 1 metre in length. Player 1 passes the ball to player 2 . The receiver has to 1...

Aerial Ball

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey Aerial Ball Passing & Receiving Aerial pass or flick is useful when passing over distance or to try and get the ball over an opponent who is b...

Push Pass

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey Push Pass Passing & Receiving *** AUDIO DESCRIPTION ON *** Objective: To be able to complete an accurate push pass with sound technique.

In And Out Running

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey In and Out Running Passing & Receiving The feeders on the half way line pass to the players higher up the field on the wings. The wing players...

3 Passing

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey 3 Passing Passing & Receiving Pass the ball around in groups of three. Before receiving the ball players must make a movement towards the ...

Forehand To Forehand

category: Passing-Receiving

Description. Players pass and control ball on stick, forehand to forehand. Ball is not allowed to bounce off the stick. Coaching points. Have players...

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 ...

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...


Passing while moving down the pitch

JUNIOR SESSION: Although a simple skill to perfect, it is massively effective to keep the momentum in your attacks. Improve your players ability to pa...



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

3 v keeper

P1 cuts around cone to recieve ball from coach pile then turns around to take ball in to shoot. P2 & P3 are looking to support P1 and give passing...