Drill Categories

Defending Skills Drills

A hockey defender's main role is to stop the attack, regain possession of the ball and pass the ball to a fellow player to begin an attack from the ba...

Indoor Hockey Drills

This is the indoor variant of traditional outdoor field hockey. It began as a pastime for players during the off-season. The key difference between fi...

Drills

Run Pull Back And Pass To Score

category: Eliminating-a-Player

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 overtake ...

Pull Back

category: Moving-with-the-ball

Line up four sets of cones at staggered intervals going forward in a left, right, left, right pattern - preferably with a different colour cone to mar...

Run Stop Relay

category: Moving-with-the-ball

The boxes formed by four cones in this drill should be around 1 meter by 1 meterin size. The first player in each group runs to the ball and continues...

Self Pass Relay

category: Self-Pass

Players run into the triangle stop the ball by the cone. Player the should take a self pass by pulling the ball back away from the cone before running...

Pull Back Technique

category: Moving-with-the-ball

Set up for cones about 2m squareand explain the square being the clockPlayers start with the ball at 6 oclock and run to 12 oclock, players then stops...

Pass And Receive - Moving The Ball

category: Passing-Receiving

Starting on the halfway line, player A dribbles towards the 'defender' (the first line of cones). Player A must use the pull-back and pass diagonally ...

Web Videos

England hockey: passing tips

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