Drill Categories

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...


Sweep Hit

category: Video-Techniques

Hockey Sweep Hit Video Techniques The sweep is a variation from the hit pass. The grip and stance are the same the ball is placed in line with the fr...

Far Post Scoring

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Hockey Far post Scoring Shooting & Goalscoring Players start with a ball on ... the World's Largest Field Hockey Coaching Resource and we're still gr...

Shave Tackle - Reverse

category: Video-Techniques

Hockey Shave Tackle - reverse Video Techniques - A shave challenge is when a defender makes a sweeping challenge from behind, moving the ball away fr...

Sweep Hit

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey Sweep Hit Passing & Receiving The sweep is a variation from the hit pass. The grip and stance are the same the ball is placed in line with the...

Long Handled Slap

category: Passing-Receiving

Hockey Long Handled Slap Passing & Receiving Double 'V' grip. Step to the ball with your hands low to the ground. Sweep the stick along the floor bef...

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

Field hockey 101

This video gives a demonstration and explanation of how to drive, sweep, and do a reverse chip in field hockey.


Posting up and Overlapping

Get your players taking up forward positions on the pitch and overlapping to offer extra attacking options!


Coaching the Clip Hit

Are your range of passes limited? Do you need to get the shot away quicker? Use the clip hit to add an extra dimension to your game.



Community Drills

Circle Passing

Players split evenly into 5 lines behind the conesBalls are passed between cones following the arrowsEach player follows their pass and joins the line...

Tr 12 Core Y7&8

Reverse blade GOAL: total skill* see picture for positions* first skill short distance from each other* receive ball, bring to your left side + p...

Tr 13 Core Y7&8

Reverse blade GOAL: discovering ball -feet position to direct ball to left or right with reverse blade* see picture for positionsTO THE RIGHT* Pl...

PC - Cat Flap

Hit from the top - sweep/deflection from puller outside left post, in from baseline