Drills

Posting Up - Roll Left

category: Video-Techniques

Hockey Posting up - Roll Left Video Techniques - Posting up is when a player moves from one area of the pitch to another looking to receive the ball ...

Far Post Scoring

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Hockey Far post Scoring Shooting & Goalscoring Players start with a ball on the ... the World's Largest Field Hockey Coaching Resource and we're stil...

Posting Up - Lead And Turn (Reverse Pass)

category: Video-Techniques

Hockey Posting Up - lead and turn (reverse pass) Video Techniques - Playing a ... the World's Largest Field Hockey Coaching Resource and we're still ...

Post Up And Overlap (2V1)

category: Video-Techniques

Hockey Post Up and Overlap (2v1) Video Techniques - Playing a 2 on 1 in a narrow area - Looking to post hard towards the player and turn strong - Pla...

Posting Up - Lead And Turn

category: Video-Techniques

Hockey Posting Up - lead and turn Video Techniques - Making an aggressive ... the World's Largest Field Hockey Coaching Resource and we're still grow...

Deflection Far Post

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Hockey Deflection far post Shooting & Goalscoring Player start with a ball outside the circle and have to hit or slap/sweep hit the ball to the far p...

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 ...

Choose A Folder...

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

3 Vs 2 Self Pass

category: Scoring-on-the-break

The blue player 1 takes ball to white player 1. Coach blows their whistle, simulating a foul by blue 1.

The first white player then plays a ...

3 Vs 2 Self Pass

category: Self-Pass

The blue player 1 takes ball to white player 1. Coach blows their whistle, simulating a foul by blue 1.

The first white player then plays a ...

30Mph And 50Mph Zones

category: Moving-with-the-ball

Players have a ball each and work in two small groups. Each group begins in a crowded areas (30 MPH speed limit) and dribble around slowly.

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Changing Direction With The Ball

category: Moving-with-the-ball

- Carrying the ball in different position
- Working on footwork
- Playing position from red to blue cone
- Sharp roll/turn at first ...

6 Zone: No Pressure

category: Conditioned-Games

- Pitch split into 6 zones
- 6 outfield players
- Use of goalkeepers beneficial to drill
- Play across half a pitch
- Pass at r...

6 Zone: Passive Defending

category: Conditioned-Games

- 6 on 6 drill
- Split a half pitch into 6 sections
- A forward and a defender should be in each section
- Defenders can only interc...

9 Zone: Full Game

category: Conditioned-Games

- Pitch split into 9 zones (3 x 3)
- 6 vs 6
- Multiple players from each team in one area
- Forwards (white) can dribble ball from o...

9 Zone: No Pressure

category: Conditioned-Games

- Pitch split into 9 zones (3 x 3)
- 6 players
- Players should post between the different areas to move up the pitch...

9 Zone: Passive Defending

category: Conditioned-Games

- Pitch split into 9 zones (3 x 3)
- 6 vs 6
- Can only ever have one forward and one defender in each area
- Forwards (white) cannot...

Adding To The Pass

category: Passing-Receiving

Player 1 passes the ball to player 2, who lets the ball run across the body and runs with the ball to the next cone. He or she dummies to hit the p...

Attacking Pattern

category: Indoor-Hockey

Player 1 runs through the slalom passes the ball to player 2 player 2 runs infield with and passes the ball off the board to player 3 who runs from...

Changing Direction With The Ball

category: Moving-with-the-ball

- Carrying the ball in different position
- Working on footwork
- Playing position from red to blue cone
- Sharp roll/turn at first ...

Changing Direction With The Ball

category: Video-Techniques

- Carrying the ball in different position
- Working on footwork
- Playing position from red to blue cone
- Sharp roll/turn at first ...

Combinations - Dynamic Actions

category: Indoor-Hockey

Drill to work on the movement of players to build an attack. The shot can either come near post if the goal keeper is out of position. Ideally the s...

Combinations

category: Indoor-Hockey

Emphasis should be on the deflection coming outside of one of the posts.

Deflection / Angles Drill

category: Goal-keeping

  • Setup the practice as shown.
  • The coach feeds the ball out to the right winger who receives the ball and takes the ball into the circle and ...

    Deflection From The Left Post

    category: Set-Pieces

    Players set up as shown in the diagram. The ball is pushed out to the stopper at the top of the circle, who then proceeds to stop the ball and rol...

    Deflection Goal

    category: Shooting-Goalscoring

    Play the ball in from the top of the circle to be deflected into the goal by the player on the post
    Then the players run round the cones to go...

    Deflection Left Post

    category: Indoor-Hockey

    Work on player 1 starting off the move by passing out wide. Then make the lead to the left post and across the face of the goal to where the cross is...

    Distribution Under Pressure

    category: Passing-Receiving

    1 Player passes the ball to the player through the cones then follows it to put pressure on the receiver. The receiver has to try and pass the ball t...

    Diving Technique - Haunches

    category: Goal-keeping

    The goalkeeper must start on their haunches (squat position) before the coach throws the ball under arm for the goalkeeper to dive across and make ...

    Double Move Left Then Cross To Far Post

    category: Set-Pieces

    Players line up as shown in the diagram. The ball is pushed out to the top of the circle for the striker (Blue 3) to dummy over the top of the bal...

    Drag Back Control

    category: Session-Videos

    Coach's objective:

    Drag from left to right thus creating time in which to pass to the right

    Purpose :

    Drag back control

    Coach's objective:

    Drag from left to right thus creating time in which to pass to the right

    Purpose :

    Far Post Deflection

    category: Rebound-Blocks

    Set up the Blocks so the ball comes back for a far post deflection.

    Far Post Goal

    category: Shooting-Goalscoring

    Player with ball onthe right runs in the circle and after commiting the keeper passes the ball to the other player who has run to the far post and ...

    Far Post Goal

    category: Shooting-Goalscoring

    The player on the left passes the ball into the path of the player on the right. When this player receives the ball they continue to run with with ...

    Far Post Goal

    category: Shooting-Goalscoring

    Player runs down the byline and passes the ball to a player on the far post. Who tries and scores with a first time shot.
    Players run round the con...

    Far Post Scoring

    category: Shooting-Goalscoring

    Players start with a ball on the back line they run with the ball to get the Goalkeeper to commit and then pass the ball across to the far po...

    First Touch

    category: Changing-direction

    - Picking the ball up on the move
    - Receiving the ball on the strongside
    - Changing direction from original post

    First Touch

    category: Passing-Receiving

    - Picking the ball up on the move
    - Receiving the ball on the strongside
    - Changing direction from original post

    First Touch

    - Picking the ball up on the move
    - Receiving the ball on the strongside
    - Changing direction from original post

    Forward Support

    category: Indoor-Hockey

    Player 1 runs with the ball through the little slalom and passes the ball to player 3 on the top of the circle. this player then hook dribbles the bal...

    Intercept Or Not

    category: Goal-keeping

    Player with 6 balls stands outside the circle.

    This player has to try and hit the ball to the player on the far post.

    Player on the f...

    Open Play Short Corner

    category: Set-Pieces

    Set up as shown in the picture. The ball is pushed out towards the top of the circle, but on this occasion the stopper dummies to stop the ball bu...

    Overload Left

    category: Indoor-Hockey

    Pressure a weak right back, shift play. Player 2 should threaten the back post to distract the goalkeeper.

    Pass To Partner To Score

    category: Rebound-Blocks

    Players hit the ball into the rebound block for the player on the far post to try and score with a deflection or first time shot.

    Pass, Hit, Deflect

    category: Shooting-Goalscoring

    • Set up with three players in position. One with the ball, two metres from top D. One at top D, five metres to the right. One outside the far ...

    Penalty Corner Strike

    category: Session-Videos

    - The ball cannot go over the backboard on the initial strike of a short corner
    - Should be aware of players running in on posts.

    Penalty Corner Strike

    category: Session-Videos

    - The ball cannot go over the backboard on the initial strike of a short corner
    - Should be aware of players running in on posts.

    Penalty Corner Strike

    - The ball cannot go over the backboard on the initial strike of a short corner
    - Should be aware of players running in on posts.

    Post Up and Overlap (2v1)

    - Playing a 2 on 1 in a narrow area

    - Looking to post hard towards the player and turn strong

    - Player making the initial pass should...

    Posting Up - lead and turn

    - Making an aggressive lead towards the ball and rolling over the left shoulder

    - Rolling over the left shoulder is referred to as 'turning ...

    Posting up - Roll Right

    - Posting up is when a player moves from one area of the pitch to another looking to receive the ball

    - Moves the ball by rolling over the r...

    Posting up: Using the body

    - Posting towards the ball, and then rolling away
    - Drags defenders out of position
    - Use of the body to shield the ball, and then roll a...

    Posting up: Using the body

    - Posting towards the ball, and then rolling away
    - Drags defenders out of position
    - Use of the body to shield the ball, and then roll a...

    Posting up: Using the body

    - Posting towards the ball, and then rolling away
    - Drags defenders out of position
    - Use of the body to shield the ball, and then roll a...

    Right Hand PC with Hookshot or Slip

    Either a slip from the stopper to player 3 who shoots with a hook shot around the goalkeeper, or a double slip back to the stopper. The injector shou...

    Right Wing - Cross and Shoot

  • Setup the practice as shown.
  • The Right Wing starts with the ball and dribbles to the defenders penalty corner mark, commit the Goalkeeper and ...

    run pull back and pass to score

    Players are in pairs with one ball between them.

    Player on the left starts to run with the ball towards the back line. Other player tries to...

    Save clear into the goal

    Player is positioned outside the D with 18 balls

    Keeper starts on the furthest cone away from this player.

    Player hits the ball betwe...

    Semi-Pressured Shooting

    - Top D Pressurised Shooting
    - Passive defender
    - Forward takes the ball across the body
    - Defender must run from inside the D, arou...

    Semi-Pressured Shooting

    - Top D Pressurised Shooting
    - Passive defender
    - Forward takes the ball across the body
    - Defender must run from inside the D, arou...

    Short Corner Defence 2 - 2

    Setup the defence as shown with defenders on each post and a runner on each post.

    Player 1 runs to the top of the circle with Player 2 runni...

    Short Corner Defence 3 - 1

  • Setup the defence as shown with 2 defenders inside the goal on either post.
  • In front of them are two runners.
  • Once the ball is inje...

    Sweep far post

    Player 2 passes the ball to player 1. Player 1 then passes the ball into the goal with a slap hit. Player 2 follows his/her pass and takes the positio...

    Sweep far post

    Player 2 passes the ball to player 1. Player 1 then passes the ball into the goal with a slap hit. Player 2 follows his/her pass and takes the po...

    Sweep far post skill

    Ball is played into the player by the far post who has to sweep the ball into the goal with a smooth, first time shot.

    Sweep far post skill

    Ball is played into the player by the far post who has to sweep the ball into the goal with a smooth, first time shot.

    The German

    Players must set up as shown in the diagram. The ball is pushed out to the stopper at the top of the circle. The striker (Blue 3) picks up the bal...

    Widening the Goal - Left

    - 3 active forwards and one passive defender
    - Goal is to attack down the baseline
    - Avoid entering the D on a shallow angle
    - First...

    Widening the Goal - Left

    - 3 active forwards and one passive defender
    - Goal is to attack down the baseline
    - Avoid entering the D on a shallow angle
    - First...

    Widening the Goal - Prog 1

    - 3 active players
    - Goal is to attack down the baseline
    - Avoid entering the D on a shallow angle
    - First player drives forward, th...

    Widening the Goal - Prog 1

    - 3 active players
    - Goal is to attack down the baseline
    - Avoid entering the D on a shallow angle
    - First player drives forward, th...

    Z12 Power Push

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    Posture

  • Left shoulder at the target
  • Knees bent 90°
  • Butt of the stick level with the kneecaps
  • Z12 Power Push

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    Posture

  • Left shoulder at the target
  • Knees bent 90°
  • Butt of the stick level with the kneecaps
  • Web Videos

    Sessions

    Posting up and Overlapping

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

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    Forward Running - Positive Play

    Carry the ball with confidence and run at goal! Teach your players to switch the ball and feed the lines to get the ball up the pitch!

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    Passing Web: Support Play

    Complete the Passing Web by getting ahead to re-lead and look for the next pass to sustain attacks and start the process over again.

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    Community Drills

    Post up, roll and deliver

    Post up, receive, roll and accelerate before delivering to a leading player in the circle. Alternating sides and following your pass. Start some attac...

    Bootlace with Deflection

    Pass and Follow, looking to end in deflected goal, not a shot.Posting UpFirst TouchAiming Across Goal

    Passing in Pairs

    Basic warm up to get hand eye coordination going.First touch focusPosting UpBall Speed

    Captain Marvel

    Cornerinsert sends to P1P1 takes the shoteveryone else gets reboundP4 needs to be at post

    Straight Strike 2 - Mobile Hitter

    Good variation to eliminate a fast number one runner. as with straight Strike one, wide players in. if not using a stopper, have two potent...

    Autosave 71855809

    player 1 dribbles around cones and pulls around last set of cones; makes a good leading pass to player 2Player 2 and player 3 have made good runs to t...

    PC - Cat Flap

    Hit from the top - sweep/deflection from puller outside left post, in from baseline

    PC - Back Door

    out to the top, who dribbles right or passes right, for a slap at the right post, runner gets the deflection