Drill Categories

Skill Circuit Drills

These hockey skill circuit drills will give you great ideas on how to create fun and engaging practice sessions for your players. They're also ideal i...

Drills

Aerial Launch

category: Video-Techniques

Hockey Aerial Launch Video Techniques - Performing the aerial pass in pairs ... head of the stick should come underneath the ball, using a pushing mo...

1 Vs 1 Battle For The Ball

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Two players run to the ball to gain possession. The player in possession tries to score. The player without the ball is the defender and tries to...

1-3-4-3 Diamond Shape Midfield

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

4 man midfield with the centre half pushing up higher up the pitch, supporting the front 3 and the midfield.

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30Mph And 50Mph Zones

category: Moving-with-the-ball

Players have a ball each and work in two small groups. Each group begins in a crowded areas (30 MPH speed limit) and dribble around slowly.

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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

- 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...

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...

Sessions

Bite size fitness session 2

Keep up and improve your players? strength, power, speed and muscle endurance with this short fitness session!

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Passing Web: Support Play

Complete the Passing Web by getting ahead to re-lead and look for the next pass to sustain attacks and start the process over again.

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Passing while moving down the pitch

JUNIOR SESSION: Although a simple skill to perfect, it is massively effective to keep the momentum in your attacks. Improve your players ability to pa...

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Answers

Community Drills

pushing challenge Y1- Y2

- player in row behind the line- nr 1 tries to push the ball against a cone. Succesfull= egg for the team. - if a player makes a sound when he pa...

pushing challenge Y3-Y4

- player in row behind the line- nr 1 dribbles and before line he needs to push the ball.- Try to get ball against the cone. Succesfull= egg for the t...

1 V 1 game

Two teams line up on top of the D. The front two players stand shoulder to shoulder and gently push/bump into each other.The coach stands in behind th...

1 v 1 Defence practice

1 attacker v 1 defender. Defender starts with ball and passes to attacker.Attacker tries to move around defender. Defender focuses on low body positio...