Drill Categories

Passing & Receiving Drills

Passing and receiving are fundamental skills in the game of field hockey and determine the success of your team. The best teams make the ball do the w...

Drills

Aerial Launch

category: Video-Techniques

- Performing the aerial pass in pairs
- Stand around half a stick length away from the ball
- Step into the movement with left foot in li...

Aerial Pass 1: Over The Chasm

category: Passing-Receiving

- Performing the aerial pass in pairs
- Stand around half a stick length away from the ball
- Step into the movement with left foot in li...

Aerial Pass 1: Over The Chasm

category: Session-Videos

- Performing the aerial pass in pairs
- Stand around half a stick length away from the ball
- Step into the movement with left foot in li...

Disguised Upright Passing

category: Eliminating-a-Player

- Two lines of players
- Use a disguised push pass to manoeuvre around the cones
- Pass should be played at 90 degrees

Web Videos

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...

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Sessions

Community Drills

Channel dribbling

Set the drill up as the diagram shows.Players to demonstrate both dribbling techniques, push passing, and trapping the ball.

Pushing Warm-up

In groups of 4, one player is working while the others are static. Players stand 2m apart and pass short, sharp push passes back and forth. Wide...

Push pass and shoot

Set two cones up parrallel to the goal. Player A push passes to player B who pushes passes into the goal.Rotate onto opposite cones. Each player to co...

Basic Passing drill

2 players pass through the conesstarting close then moving further awayPush passholding stick correctlyincreasing power