Drill Categories

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...

Set Pieces Drills

Set pieces, sometimes referred to as set-plays in hockey, happen when restarting a game after a foul, the taking of a corner, penalty corner or hit in...

Drills

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 Defence C

category: Indoor-Hockey

Defence force play over to the forehand, while the attack try and score.

When the defender wins the ball, play out a 2 v 1 counter attack.

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 1 Rebound

category: Rebound-Blocks

2 players lots of rebound boards spread out not all the same distance from the centre. players score apoint by passing the ball into a rebound boar...

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 Battle For The Ball

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Two players run to the ball to gain possession. The player in possession tries to score. The player without the ball is the defender and tries to...

1 Vs 1 Defence A

category: Indoor-Hockey

The defence force play over to the forehand.

Attackers try and score.

When defender wins ball play out a 2 vs 1 counter attack.

1 Vs 1 Defence B

category: Indoor-Hockey

Defence force play over to the forehand.

Attack try and score.

When the defending side wins ball play out a 2 vs 1 counter attack.

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...

Web Videos

Dream goals | field hockey

In this video we show you some of the greatest field hockey goals ever scored. The goals are amazing and are scored on ways that looks impossible. May...

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Sessions

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

Community Drills

2 v 2 Game play

Learners to just play 2 v 2 to score they must dribble over the end zone lines.Once the players have had a go bring group in and discuss 3 principles ...