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Movement off the ball Drills

Movement off the ball is vital if you want your hockey players to get into space to receive a pass and open up opportunities for attacks to develop. T...

Possession Drills

Keeping possession of the ball is your team's best way of maintaining the advantage over their opponents and to fabricate goal scoring opportunities. ...

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Running Into Space

category: Moving-with-the-ball

Hockey Running into Space Moving with the ball Player 1 passes the ball to player 2 who passes the ball to player 3. Player 3 passes the ball to play...

Ball Into Space

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey Ball into Space Passing & Receiving Player 1 runs into the space to receive the ball from player 2 who: Can hit or push the ball Can give an a...

Use Footwork To Create Space

category: Video-Techniques

Hockey Use footwork to create space Video Techniques 2 v 1 situation using a quick change of pace to eliminate the defender Coaching Points Pass the ...

Creating Space To Receive The Ball

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Creating Space to Receive the Ball Movement off the ball Player 3 runs into the channel. At the same time player 1 passes the ball to player 2...

Make Space

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Make Space Movement off the ball The worker player makes a run around the outside of the channel. The passer times their pass so that the work...

Use Footwork To Create Space (Reverse)

category: Video-Techniques

Hockey Use footwork to create space (reverse) Video Techniques 2 v 1 situation using a quick change of pace to eliminate the defender Coaching Points...

Keep The Space Wide

category: Set-Pieces

Hockey Keep the space wide Set Pieces Setup the practice as shown. Red 1 starts with the ball and gives a square pass to Red 2. This player passes th...

Making And Running Into Space 3 Vs 1

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Making and running into space 3 vs 1 Movement off the ball The defender is not allowed inside any of the 4 areas and can only try to intercept...

Utilising Space

category: Moving-with-the-ball

Hockey Utilising Space Moving with the ball - Attacking at pace - Change of pace eliminates first player - Large drag eliminates the second defender ...

Playing Into Space

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey Playing into space Passing & Receiving 2 players have to cleverly pass the ball to each other to create an opportunity to pass through the goa...

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England hockey: creating space tips

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Community Drills

basics - Pass on move

J1 passe à J2 qui controle cette balle en mouvement vers le couloir extérieurJ3 fait un appel sur le flanc afin de recevoir une passe de J2J4 fait un ...

4v2 possesion squares

split the group into 6s with 2 players in bibs in the middle of the square. The 4 players round the outside have to look after the ball. If the defend...

Overload down the line

Overload down one wing2 vs 33 vs 4 Defendingchanelling the lineholding space rather than man to manAttacking2 vs 1 eliminationif defenders are ma...