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Scoring on the break Drills

Scoring on the break is a very common form of attack in field hockey, if you watch the Australians you may believe it is the only form of attack. It o...


Passing Lines - Switch The Ball

category: Defending-Skills

The wide player passes the ball to the supporting player who then passes the ball wide, missing out the other central player. This practice can be don...

Wall Pass Under Pressure

category: Passing-Receiving

4 players with 2 balls. One player in the middle is tightly marked. One of the players with the ball passes the ball at the marked player. Who wall pa...

Switch To Avoid Congestion

category: Game-related

When a team changes direction of the ball and the forwards don't come back nothing changes and the situation remains congested up front.

Passing The Ball Out From The Back

category: Defending-Skills

4 players spread the ball round the back standing in defensive formation by their cone. The players pass and receive the ball, moving it from one side...

Triangle Passing

category: Passing-Receiving

The triangle has sides of 1 metre in length. Player 1 passes the ball to player 2 . The receiver has to 1st touch the ball to one of the sides and ret...

Team Lead Running - With Switch Play

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Exercise starts with the ball being played to the half back, then down the line for a player running out to receive. This player should then control ...

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