Drill Categories

2 v 1 Drills

These are game scenarios under drill conditions and are most useful when practice in a certain discipline is required, either in batting or fielding. ...

Conditioned Games

These fun and challenging games are played under drill conditions and are ideal when you want to improve match skills in a live situation. Conditioned...

Game related Drills

These field hockey training games improve how your team defend and attack as a team. These games cover everything from keeping possession as a team to...

Practices For Juniors

These junior hockey drills and videos are aimed at teaching younger or novice players the basics of the game and get them used to using the stick to c...

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...

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

Jailbreak

category: Warm-up-Games

One team runs clockwise round the inside of the circle with the other team running anti-clockwise around the outside of the circle (blue cones).When t...

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. ...

Inside out - Indoor hockey outdoors

Because of the similarities with indoor and outdoor hockey it is beneficial for the teams to practice indoor style games.

Two 6 a-side teams...

Movement off the ball

Player on the left starts with the ball by running across the square the second player runs across behind the player with the ball when the cross t...

The Game

Play a full game.

Defensive structure:

Front 2 players block middle and left boards.

Back 3 players mark man to man.

At...

Using the Boards

Set up a line of cones about 5 to 8 metres away from the boards forming a long thin pitch.

Make two end zones

2 teams of 4 nominate a...

V-Drag & Roll Strong

- Perform a V-drag and then roll strong
- Can perform 2 practices per rotation
- V-drag from left to right at first red cone
- Roll ...

V-Drag & Roll Strong

- Perform a V-drag and then roll strong
- Can perform 2 practices per rotation
- V-drag from left to right at first red cone
- Roll ...

V-Drag & Roll Strong

- Perform a V-drag and then roll strong
- Can perform 2 practices per rotation
- V-drag from left to right at first red cone
- Roll ...

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Sessions

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

Free hits outside the D

Turn free hits into free goals with this Set Piece practice session - with conditioned games and drills to help you get more shots on goal

Bite size fitness session 2

Keep up and improve your players' strength, power, speed and muscle endurance with this short fitness session!

Community Drills

5v5 Tournament

Round Robin Tournament4 fields & 8 teams6 min games w/ 2 min inbetween.PC = 1v1 shoot out???Use goal scoring skills learned in session

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Conditioned game:Split into ability groups by bib colour. Greens at one end of pitch, oranges at other end.2 games at opposite ends of pitch, using ri...

Minigame (with passing restriction)

The purpose of the minigames is to tie together all the other aspects covered throughout the practice (Moving with the Ball, Passing & Receiving, Defe...

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'Goalball' - 2 teams of 5-6 players stand on a line between 2 cones/goalposts 15 yards wide, teams are 20 yards apart. Number off 1-5.Red team...

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Practice and progressions (cont.):Depending on numbers, split into teams of 4/5.Possession game in 1/8 of pitch.If sufficient numbers, 2 games running...

Conditioned game

Conditioned game:Split into ability groups by bib colour. Greens at one end of pitch, oranges at other end.2 games at opposite ends of pitch, using ri...

Small-sided games

Mix up the age groups. Split them into teams of 4/5. Set up small-sided games in an area approx 15m x 15m.The aim is to complete as many consecutive...

Small Sided Games

- players have more time with ball- more time performing skills & routines- recreate game-like situations- must be relevant- typically 8-12mins- c...

Game

4v4 game 2 games on two pitches.

5 v 5 Game

5 a side game4 teamsEach team will get a chance to play 3 gamesObserve progress of players