Drill Categories

Grips Drills

The grip is the way your player holds the hockey stick with their hands. There is little variation in how a player can hold a hockey stick, but as you...

Drills

Aerial Ball

category: Passing-Receiving

Aerial pass or flick is useful when passing over distance or to try and get the ball over an opponent who is blocking your passing route.

Le...

Ball To Right Hand Stick Side Of Gk

category: Goal-keeping

where possible the gloved left hand should move across the body - under the chin or above the eyes (so as not to impede vision) and make the savethe s...

Basic Grip

category: Grips

Holding the Stick
Place your left hand at the top of stick and right hand at the bottom of the stick. Grips will change for d...

Catch A Stick

category: Moving-with-the-ball

Players without sticks try and catch a player with a stick. Players with a stick can either run with the stick in the right hand only, or with both h...

Center Shot - Hip Height

category: 217-shooting-defend-shooting

Players line up on two sides and dribble with the ball to the line (marked out by cones).

When they reach this line players must shoot on go...

Center Shot - Hip Height

category: 316-center-shot-hip-height

Players line up on two sides and dribble with the ball to the line (marked out by cones).

When they reach this line players must shoot on go...

Channelling Proud To Coach

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

Difficulty of the skill: Red - a difficult core skill for ages 7-9 years and upwards. As players progress and develop the difficul...

Check The Time Grip

category: Practices-For-Juniors

Players should switch from looking at the time on their watch (watch on left hand for right handed players) and then switch to a watch down grip.

Web Videos

How to hold your hockey stick

Looking for a informative video on How To Hold Your Hockey Stick? This useful short video explains accurately how it's done, and will help you get goo...

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Community Drills

Right Lead with cones

Players run from cone to cone keeping the ball on the stick using the Right Hand Lead.

Right Lead

Players run from line to line keeping the using the Right Hand Lead.

2v1: Passing Behind the Defender

- ball carrier dribbles towards the defender (the right hand side of them)- attack towards defender's left foot making them believe that you intend to...