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Bola Machine Drills

The world renowned hockey BOLA machine has been specially adapted to fulfil a wide range of Hockey training needs following extensive consultation and...

Eliminating a Player Drills

The best way of making progress into your opposition's half is to beat opposition players by either dribbling or passing the ball around them (elimina...

Drills

1 Hand Reverse Stick Hit

category: Video-Techniques

Players can use this technique when passing or shooting at goal.

Hold the stick with your palms facing upwards and turn the stick so that th...

1 V 1 - Channelling

category: Defending-Skills

Split your group into two teams - defenders and attackers.

Players with the ball have to run around the cone and try and score. Players with...

1 V 1 Competition

category: Eliminating-a-Player

The aim of the game is to try and score goals from about 2m out.

The length of the game is approximately 2-3 minutes long and starts on the ...

1 V 1 Positional Practice

category: Eliminating-a-Player

For instance a Right wing (RW) on receiving the ball has to try and beat the Left Defender (LD) to try and get a short corner or score a goal. The ...

1 V 2 Break Defense

category: Defending-Skills

Players work in pairs in this drill - attacking and defending pair.

The player who starts with the ball has to dribble around the cone and ...

1V1 - Scoring Challenge

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Set up two lines of players as show in the image.

The players with the ball start from the middle of the pitch on the 23m line and run out t...

1V1 Defence In Box

category: Eliminating-a-Player

The front player in the cones is the attacker and they have to move around to create some space for themselves. They then receive the ball from the...

1V1 Different Angle Into Circle

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Playing 1v1, try and score. It is important to play at speed and go close round the defender.

Defender has to try and get possession of...

1V1 Left Right Attack

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Player 1 passes the ball to player 2, player 2 has to try and score.

The defender has to start 5 to 10m away from a cone. They have to ...

2 V 2 Up And Down

category: Practices-For-Juniors

First set out some 2 vs 2 pitches consisting of 2 goals, 15 to 20m apart with each goal being 1 stick length wide.

Once the pitches are laid...

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Receiving the ball under pressure

Conditioned games to improve your players' peripheral vision, so they can use their first touch when receiving the ball to move into space

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Free hits outside the D

Turn free hits into free goals with this Set Piece practice session - with conditioned games and drills to help you get more shots on goal

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Community Drills

Passing square

Set up 4 cones in a square. 3 players have to pass the ball around from cone to cone, they have to make sure the person with the ball has always two o...

360 Static Spin - 5 mins

Equipment needed :* One ball per player All players will start to run around the pitch with the ball on their stick, as soon as they hear the whistle ...

Keep the Ball Moving

Can be played as a 5v1 or 4v1.Players must try and keep possession of the ball whilethe player in the middle has to try and win the ball.The condition...

Relay Dribble

Divide players into groups of 3 or 4use at least 6 flat cones per team, 30cm apartput a cone at the end to run around