Drill Categories

Warm-up Games

Warm up games in hockey not only serve as an introduction to any good training, but they are essential to any practice session because they are a grea...

Drills

Numbers Fitness

category: Possession

Teams of 3 - 4 players. Each team numbers themselves 1-2-3-4 and has one ball. The ball should be passed around the team in numerical order whilst ...

Receive Fitness

category: Passing-Receiving

3 Players, 2 Balls. One of the players runs between the two players with the balls. He/she receives and returns the ball to the same player. FOREHA...

Receive And Dribble Fitness

category: Passing-Receiving

Player without the ball receives the ball from one of the players and runs with it around the far cone and passes the ball back. He/she then receives ...

Warm Up Circuit

category: Warm-up-Games

Setup: Lay out sticks on the ground about 1 metre apart. Six sticks should be laid in a continuous straight line. Five cones in a zig-zag formation. ...

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Field hockey workout

... Bucknell Field Hockey going through a challenging endurance workout. 5 minutes of non-stop squats, plate pushes, and speed ...

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Sessions

Bite Size Fitness 9

Don't miss this final 30 minute fitness session - Coach it as a whole or use it as a way to bring new ideas to your pre-match routines

Bite size fitness 6

This is a tough and physically demanding hockey conditioning session - working on your players' sprint stamina and muscular endurance

Bite size fitness 8

Full pitch sprints and acceleration drills feature in this mini hockey-fitness session. Use this plan to add a fitness element to your training

Community Drills

Warmup 2: Running with the Ball

10:10All kids to do this - dribble to the far end of the court and back, as quickly as possible.The aim is to get the kids dribbling at a speed they a...