category: Defending-Skills

Two lines of players with 1 ball per grid. Player 1 passes the ball to player 2 who runs to the opposite cone. Player 3 makes their intercepting run a...

Dribble Through - Defensive Zone Game

category: Defending-Skills

4 players inside the 23 meter area try to pass the ball through the defensive zone (the space between the 23 meter to the half way line) to the player...

Covering Defender

category: Defending-Skills

Temporary footagePlayers should not wear baseball capsfootage will be re shot soonPut a ball on the pitch and ask one player to stand close and the se...

Jab Tackle

category: Defending-Skills

The jab can be used as a form of delay either to dispossess a player with the ball if the ball is away from the stick or to tempt the player to ta...

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Ryde hockey core skills #3 - tackling

Ryde Hockey Club Director of Coaching Tim Collier offers some tips for players and coaches interested in mastering the core skills of hockey. In this ...

Fieldhockey defense

How to manage defense Produced by England Hockey Supplied by European Hockey Federation.