Drills

Straight And Square

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Straight and Square Movement off the ball 2 Players with one ball. 1 Player can only pass square, the other only straight forward. After each ...

Two Player Square Passing

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Two player square passing Movement off the ball Moving back and forth between two cones players make straight and diagonal passes to each othe...

Pass And Move Into Square

category: Possession

Hockey Pass and move into square Possession Set out grids 5 by 5 m. For the practice 1 player on each corner with 1 ball between 4. Player passes bal...

Working The Square - Follow Your Pass

category: Warm-up-Games

Hockey Working the Square - follow your pass Warm-up Games 5 cones, 5 players, 1 ball and few spares to the side. Players can pass anywhere as long a...

Two Player Square Passing

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey Two player square passing Passing & Receiving Moving back and forth between two cones players make straight and diagonal passes to each otherÂ...

Passing With 2 Players In A Square

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey Passing with 2 players in a square Passing & Receiving Player 1 starts dribbling the first ball across the square, in the middle they pass (pu...

Pass And Move

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Pass and Move Movement off the ball Players have to pass the ball around the outside of the square with only 3 players. To make this possible,...

Box Bandit: Passive Small Unit Play

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Hockey Box Bandit: Passive Small Unit Play Movement off the ball - 5 yard square - 3 forwards and 2 defenders - Forwards must stay on the outside of ...

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Ryde hockey: basics of the tomahawk

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2018 field hockey season preview

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Answers

Community Drills

Possession and Close Control

Set up as shown in two teams. The idea is to keep the ball. Players in the centre need to pass and move around players on the outside can't be tac...

Mobile push passing to left /right

Exercise A : teach mobile straight push, focus on ball at back foot + no sound* divide the 8 players over 4 corners.* with 8 pp use 4 balls. With...

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...

Opposites - 4 & 4 in grid

(N.B Best shown with board and demonstrated.)Area 20m x 20m. 2 Teams of 4 in square slit into quarters. 2 players in the square to maintai...