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

1 V 1 (With A Gk)

category: Defending-Skills

The goalkeeper passes the ball to player 2 who on receiving the ball has to try and score a goal. As soon as they receive the ball the defender is ...

1 V 1 Two Channel

category: Eliminating-a-Player

The player with the ball starts on the half way line and has to try and go through the area with the defender in and have a shot at goal. The defen...

2D/3D: Combining Elimination Skills

category: 3D-skills

- Player peforms a sharp change of direction, followed by a stick dink from hockey position, and finish with a one handed lift
- Combining 2D ...

3 Vs 1 - Two Grids

category: Scoring-on-the-break

Set out 2 grids that are attached by a common line with 3 attackers and 1 defender in each.

3 Players, with one ball, in one grid keep poss...

3 Vs 2 - Floating Defender

category: Scoring-on-the-break

Set out 2 grids that are attached by a common line with 3 attackers and 1 defender in each and an extra defender who is allowed to move into whiche...

3 Vs 2 Self Pass

category: Scoring-on-the-break

The blue player 1 takes ball to white player 1. Coach blows their whistle, simulating a foul by blue 1.

The first white player then plays a ...

3 Vs 2 Self Pass

category: Self-Pass

The blue player 1 takes ball to white player 1. Coach blows their whistle, simulating a foul by blue 1.

The first white player then plays a ...

4V2 Break

category: Scoring-on-the-break

One of the four defenders in the circle passes the ball from inside the circle to the 4 forwards on the half way line.

As the moment of the ...

5 Seconds Grace

category: Self-Pass

All players have a ball each except for the 2 defenders.

The defending players without a ball can try to take a ball but only from a player ...

9 Zone: No Pressure

category: Conditioned-Games

- Pitch split into 9 zones (3 x 3)
- 6 players
- Players should post between the different areas to move up the pitch...

Web Videos

Agility drills for field hockey

Speed and Agility Drills are not only good for improving your performance and power, they are good for technical practice for reducing injuries to ank...

Fieldhockey dribbling

Dribbling, skills for hockey Produced by England Hockey Supplied by European Hockey Federation.

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Sessions

Introducing Outletting for Juniors

Use this passing outletting session to improve passing and how effectively your players switch the ball - moving from the back to attack

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Coaching the Clip Hit

Can you clip it? Yes you can! Improve your players hockey passing technique with this skills focused session

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Community Drills

in front

pass to obstruction (opponent)player behind gets in frontreceives the ball, and chooses which sideshoot quicklystrong in front of defenderquick shot

Autosave 23716817

1v1 into a shot, eliminate the defender as quickly as possible then shoot as soon as you enter the D

Counter attacking

Defensive unit plays the ball out to a team waiting on the half way. They switch the ball quickly and start an attack against the defence who have jus...