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Goal keeping Drills

Good goal keeping is the ability to fearlessly stop the other team scoring through your goal keeper's agility and technique. These goal keeping videos...

Grips Drills

The grip is the way your player holds the hockey stick with their hands. There is little variation in how a player can hold a hockey stick, but as you...

Drills

1 V 1 - Channelling

category: Defending-Skills

Split your group into two teams - defenders and attackers.

Players with the ball have to run around the cone and try and score. Players with...

1 V 1 Competition

category: Eliminating-a-Player

The aim of the game is to try and score goals from about 2m out.

The length of the game is approximately 2-3 minutes long and starts on the ...

1 V 1 Corner Goals

category: Defending-Skills

The coach puts the ball in different loactions in the box and on the command, players run towards the ball before then playing a one v one.

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1 V 1 Two Channel

category: Eliminating-a-Player

The player with the ball starts on the half way line and has to try and go through the area with the defender in and have a shot at goal. The defen...

1 V 2 Break Defense

category: Defending-Skills

Players work in pairs in this drill - attacking and defending pair.

The player who starts with the ball has to dribble around the cone and ...

1 Vs 1 - Get Past Your Man!

category: Eliminating-a-Player

The player with the ball has to try and get out of the back of the square by dribbling past the defending player.

If the player in possessio...

1 Vs 1 Battle For The Ball

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Two players run to the ball to gain possession. The player in possession tries to score. The player without the ball is the defender and tries to...

1 Vs 1 Practice

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Split the players up into two groups for a relay type exercise which starts with one player from group 1 running with a ball to the goal on the hal...

1V1 - Scoring Challenge

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Set up two lines of players as show in the image.

The players with the ball start from the middle of the pitch on the 23m line and run out t...

1V1 Box

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Try and play 1v1 from three different positions.
One player at a time rotates clockwise to the back of next group.

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Receiving the ball under pressure

Conditioned games to improve your players' peripheral vision, so they can use their first touch when receiving the ball to move into space

Community Drills

Attacking with an overload

Initial 2 vs 1 situation starting from out wide. Ball in, ball out. KEY POINT - Eliminate the defender... do not go into contact "GAME LINE"...