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Indoor Hockey Drills

This is the indoor variant of traditional outdoor field hockey. It began as a pastime for players during the off-season. The key difference between fi...

Drills

1 V 1 Move Through Channels

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Set out cones on lines creating lanes across or down the pitch, each lane approx 2m wide. The player with the ball runs diagonally across the lanes...

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 ...

1 Vs 1 Practice

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Split the players up into two groups for a relay type exercise which starts with one player from group 1 running with a ball to the goal on the hal...

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...

2 Player Passing Pattern

category: Passing-Receiving

A. Player 1 passes the ball to player 2.

B. Player 1 then follows his/her own pass.

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2 V 1 (Left To Right)

category: Eliminating-a-Player

previous coaching points for ball carrying apply as in 1 v 1 player with the ball makes a positive run on an angle to eliminate the defender as in 1 ...

2 V 1 (Right To Left)

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Previous coaching points for ball carrying apply as in 1 v 1Player with the ball makes a positive run on an angle to eliminate the defender as in 1 v ...

2 Vs 1

category: Movement-off-the-ball

The player with the ball passes the ball square to the other attacking player. Upon receiving the ball player 2 runs laterally across the defender,...

2 Vs 1

category: Scoring-on-the-break

The player with the ball passes the ball square to the other attacking player. Upon receiving the ball player 2 runs laterally across the defender,...

3 Man Passing Exercise

category: Passing-Receiving

Player 1 passes the ball to 2 who in turn passes it to 3 on the run.

Player 3 then runs round the cone anti-clockwise before passing the bal...

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Forward Running - Positive Play

Carry the ball with confidence and run at goal! Teach your players to switch the ball and feed the lines to get the ball up the pitch!

Community Drills

Three's - Rucking

Rucking drillSplit the group evenly behind 3 cones- A starts with the ball- A then runs and dumps the ball infront of player D- Player D then goes...

Leading and Outletting Drill

Attack overload against defence and a GK. Wide, middle and narrow targets set out using different colour cones (if needed) for attcking player to play...

Open receive

Blue runs at conesRed pass to blueBlue open receive ballBlue pass cones and take a shot5 min

Close receive

Blue runs to conesRed pass ball to blueBlue close receiveBlue turn conesBlue takes a shot7 min