Drill Categories

Scoring on the break Drills

Scoring on the break is a very common form of attack in field hockey, if you watch the Australians you may believe it is the only form of attack. It o...

Drills

Switch Quick Passing Attack

category: Passing-Receiving

Player 2 and 3 play fast passes while running towards the circle. Player 3 suddenly makes a long pass to player 1, who should take the shot. Players 1...

Quick Hit

category: Passing-Receiving

HITTING TECHNIQUEIt is difficult to define the ‘correct’ technique; if a player is quick and highly successful, a teacher should question whether to...

Pass Quick To Shoot

category: Passing-Receiving

3 players out side the D have to pass the ball between them to try and create an opening for one of the wide players to have a shot. a defender in the...

Turn Out Of Trouble Switch

category: Passing-Receiving

Player 1 passes the ball to player 2 who has run across the pitch. On receiving the ball, player 2 turns around and runs towards the goal and passes t...

Web Videos

Open practice with tara danielson

Stanford Coaches Tara and Steve Danielson show you how to develop a team with sharp moves, quick passes and play a fast paced attacking hockey. Throug...

Sessions

Community Drills

Starting set up

3-2-3-2Risk is taken in the back 3 but your strength is based on having 2 x deep midfielders - these are your most important 2 players.the formation a...

Jump shot

The ball will start anywhere outside of the 25' line and the players will play either 3v3 or 4v3. The players attacking need to focus on:Quick pas...

Attacking the circle in open play

The ball will start anywhere outside of the 25' line and the players will play either 3v3 or 4v3. The players attacking need to focus on:Quick pas...