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Overload situations Drills

Hockey overloads occur when a team has more attacking players than defending players in one area of the pitch - giving them a numerical superiority an...



category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Shadowing Defending Skills Setup as shown. Blue players have to run along the line and try and lose their marker by stopping and starting, as ...

Shadow The Player With Ball

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Shadow the player with ball Defending Skills Two players with one ball position them selves either side of a line. Ball carrier on the left an...


category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Channelling Defending Skills Two defenders can work together to channel. ... Shadowing Drill Thumbnail ... Shadow the player with ball Drill ...

Channelling Onto The Forehand

category: Defending-Skills

Hockey Channelling onto the forehand Defending Skills This exercise is designed ... Shadowing Drill Thumbnail ... Shadow the player with ball Drill ...

Web Videos

Skill training and defensive drills

Duke's Pam Bustin presents the fundamental skills of field hockey and then challenges those skills in many different ways. The "1v1 Defensive Techniqu...



Community Drills


defenders start on baseline, attackers from halfway. Defender try track attackers away from the circle.

Tackle Boxes

1 defender(grey)2 attackers(red)2v1's, attackers try to get to other side of the boxpull the defendershadowingfast paceswap defender in and out

Creating a 2v1

1 attacker on blue cone1 attacker on green cone1 defenderAttacker(blue cone)gives ball out to an attacker(green cone) on the move on the lineAttacker(...