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 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.

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...

3 Man Weave

category: Passing-Receiving

- Three lines
- Ball starts in the middle
- Player makes a pass and then runs behind the player they have just passed to
- Periodic ...

Web Videos

England hockey: passing tips

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Community Drills

Passing square

Set up 4 cones in a square. 3 players have to pass the ball around from cone to cone, they have to make sure the person with the ball has always two o...

Basic Passing

Players pass up the channel, drop the ball off and sprint as hard as they can back

Channel dribbling

Set the drill up as the diagram shows.Players to demonstrate both dribbling techniques, push passing, and trapping the ball.