Drills

Defence The Circle

category: Defending-Skills

Defender passes the ball. Attackers go 1 on 1 and try to penetrate the circle. Defenders priority is to stop the player getting through gate 1, then g...

Low Reverse Stick Tackle

category: Defending-Skills

- Set up a small area, with 2 forwards and 2 defenders
- The forward players should dribble towards the weaker side (the left foot) of the def...

Low Reverse Stick Tackle

category: Session-Videos

- Set up a small area, with 2 forwards and 2 defenders
- The forward players should dribble towards the weaker side (the left foot) of the def...

Passing Across The River

category: Overload-situations

Working in pairs players have to work their way down the cones, passing across the river (2 lines of cones about 2 meters apart).

The playe...

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Sessions

Session 6: Combinations

Passing and Moving combinations can be hard to stop. Get your players moving dynamically - always in the direction of the opposition's goal.

Session 8: Overload and Overcome

Creating overloads is a great way for your players to get past the opposition - by creating two options (go alone or use the support) the defender has...

Bite size fitness 8

Full pitch sprints and acceleration drills feature in this mini hockey-fitness session. Use this plan to add a fitness element to your training

Community Drills

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Coach says "Go" and tosses the ball over the goal onto the pitch. Players do not know where the ball is going.One player from each side spri...

Basic Passing / Receiving

Step 1Blue player to pass to red players stickRed player to receive pass on foot furthest away from blue lineBlue player to sprint around cone to end ...