1-1-3-3-3 Formation

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

This set-up will see your team playing with a sweeper behind the back 3. The advantage of this system is that there is always a covering player to ...


category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

This system gives support to the backline as well as the midfield.

It relies on the 2 forwards to do a lot of running in defence and play fu...


category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

This system is more attacking then the sweeper behind system (1-1-3-3-3).

The advantage of this set-up is that you have a free player behind...

1/2 Court Press

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

The 1/2 court press is again a team effort and relies on all players joining in and being disciplined.

The 1/2 court press is a bit like spa...

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Fieldhockey defense

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Goalkeeping drills for field hockey

Stanford Goalkeeper Coach Patrick Cota presents a system of skills and drills for field hockey to develop a sharp, quick and efficient goalkeeper. Coa...



Community Drills

Tiki Taka - Warm Up Drill

Warm Up Drill in Context4 v 4 inside the circle, with 4 v 4 on the oustide of the circle too.Simple possession game, players able to pass to players b...

Tackle box 'Wimbledon'

In this exercise the players will play 1v1 against each other taking it in turns to dribble the ball over the defenders line.If they do they gain a po...

Continuous Attack vs Defence

Pile of balls on the 25, attacking team start from the 25 and attacks for 5 minutes trying to get an outcome each play (scoring system?)have a break t...

Opposed post up

Feeders outside the D can transfer the ball between themselves until high attacker has posted up ahead of defender to recieve ball at the top of D.Att...