Drill Categories

Overload situations Drills

Hockey overloads occur when a team has more attacking players than defending players in one area of the pitch - giving them a numerical superiority an...

Roles and Responsibilities Drills

These drills and videos outline the positions on a field hockey pitch and what is required by each player in those position. How you set your hockey t...


Ready Position

category: Extras

Hockey Ready Position Extras The ready stance is the prime position for the keeper. a. Stand straight with both feet pointing forward. b. Turn the to...

1 V 1 - Channelling

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey 1 v 1 - Channelling Defending Skills Split your group into two teams - defenders and attackers. Players with the ball have to run around the c...

Ball Position

category: Practices-For-Juniors

Hockey Ball Position Practices For Juniors Setup as shown. Both feet pointing forward. Stick in contact with the ball, with the ball in front of the ...


category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Channelling Defending Skills Two defenders can work together to channel.

1 V 1 Positional Practice

category: Eliminating-a-Player

For instance a Right wing (RW) on receiving the ball has to try and beat the Left Defender (LD) to try and get a short corner or score a goal. The ...

1V1 Box

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Try and play 1v1 from three different positions.
One player at a time rotates clockwise to the back of next group.

Web Videos



Community Drills

Stick and Ball

Players take up positions in a large diamond shape. P1 passes straight across to P2 who moves towards the ball to receive the ball and then passes lef...

Tr 12 Core Y7&8

Reverse blade GOAL: total skill* see picture for positions* first skill short distance from each other* receive ball, bring to your left side + p...

Tr 13 Core Y7&8

Reverse blade GOAL: discovering ball -feet position to direct ball to left or right with reverse blade* see picture for positionsTO THE RIGHT* Pl...