Drills

Positional Play Under Pressure

category: Passing-Receiving

As above, but now introduce a defender who can first try and intercept only, later tackle. In this case, the left winger. movie needs to change to pr...

Passing With Decision Making

category: Passing-Receiving

Setup the practice as shown with cones 5m, 10m and 15m away.Split the group into pairs.Player 1 remains behind the line while player 2 moves backwards...

Passing Lines - Switch The Ball

category: Defending-Skills

The wide player passes the ball to the supporting player who then passes the ball wide, missing out the other central player. This practice can be don...

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...

Ryde hockey: basics of pushing

Ryde Hockey Club High Performance Coaching Adviser Larry McIntosh covers the importance of staying low and keeping the stick on the ball when executin...

Sessions

Play wide to go Forward

Stretch them out - Use the whole width of the pitch and stretch your opposition to breaking point!

Passing on time!

Stop your players holding on to the ball for too long - Don't let them miss their opportunity to pass.