Drill Categories

Scoring on the break Drills

Scoring on the break is a very common form of attack in field hockey, if you watch the Australians you may believe it is the only form of attack. It o...

Drills

1-3-1-3-3

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

This system is more attacking then the sweeper behind system (1-1-3-3-3).

The advantage of this set-up is that you have a free player behind...

1/2 Court Press

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

The 1/2 court press is again a team effort and relies on all players joining in and being disciplined.

The 1/2 court press is a bit like spa...

1V1 - Scoring Challenge

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Set up two lines of players as show in the image.

The players with the ball start from the middle of the pitch on the 23m line and run out t...

2D/3D: Combining Elimination Skills

category: 3D-skills

- Player peforms a sharp change of direction, followed by a stick dink from hockey position, and finish with a one handed lift
- Combining 2D ...

3V2 Overload

category: Overload-situations

- 3 vs 2
- Ball bounced off the defenders
- Free play
- Key is to gain an outcome in the D (be it a penalty corner, shot on target, ...

3V2 Overload

category: Session-Videos

- 3 vs 2
- Ball bounced off the defenders
- Free play
- Key is to gain an outcome in the D (be it a penalty corner, shot on target, ...

Web Videos

Ryde hockey: the defensive press

Ryde Hockey Club Women's 1st Grade Coach John Cullen discusses the principles of the press, an important defensive structure in hockey where the defen...

Answers

Sessions

Receiving the ball under pressure

Conditioned games to improve your players' peripheral vision, so they can use their first touch when receiving the ball to move into space

Community Drills

4 v 4 @ D

3 teams of 4.4 v 4 in D with 1 team attacking 1 team defending.Ball fed in from 5 metre line.Attacking outcomes: Early Shots and Upgrades.Foot or foul...

3v3 + Joker Possession (two areas)

The joker is always with the team(s) in possession.Team attempt to keep possession but when given the opportunity will pass the ball over distance (no...