Drill Categories

Scoring on the break Drills

Scoring on the break is a very common form of attack in field hockey, if you watch the Australians you may believe it is the only form of attack. It o...

Shooting & Goalscoring Drills

Your players' hockey shooting and goal scoring ability will ultimately determine if your team wins games. Goals win matches! Shooting should only be d...


Quick Shot Relay

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Hockey Quick Shot Relay Shooting & Goalscoring The practice starts with the first red player dribbling their ball to the goal line before passing the...

Far Post Goal

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Hockey Far post goal Shooting & Goalscoring The player on the left passes the ball into the path of the player on the right. When this player receive...

Deflection Goal

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Hockey deflection goal Shooting & Goalscoring Play the ball in from the top of the circle to be deflected into the goal by the player on the post The...


category: Game-related

Hockey Shooting Game related Player 1 passes into the circle and receives the ball back. The attackers all start running to get free (find some space...

Opposed Shooting: Flick And Push

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Hockey Opposed Shooting: Flick and Push Shooting & Goalscoring - Two active players (one forward, one defender) and a feeder - The feeder passes the ...

Back Foot Shot

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Hockey Back Foot Shot Shooting & Goalscoring Run to the ball and shoot on the turn. Also known as utilising the 'backspace' A useful skill for strike...

Direct Shot

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Hockey Direct Shot Shooting & Goalscoring Setup Practice as shown. Ensure that there are plenty of balls. Players have to dribble to the circle and s...

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...

Web Videos


Free hits outside the D

See free-hits around the circle as a massive opportunity to take the initiative and create guilt-edge chances at goal.


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

Skills Circuit

Players keep their ball throughout, and drive with the ball to each station. Recommended that 2 or 3 stations should be left between each person...

Shooting Progression 1

Hit a ball against a wall from 5 metres away. This will improve your connection when hitting the ball.