9 Zone: Passive Defending

category: Conditioned-Games

- Pitch split into 9 zones (3 x 3)
- 6 vs 6
- Can only ever have one forward and one defender in each area
- Forwards (white) cannot...

Pass Quick To Shoot

category: Passing-Receiving

3 players outside the D have to pass the ball between them to try and create an opening for one of the wide players to have a shot. A defender in t...

Switching The Point

category: Movement-off-the-ball

Player 1 passes the ball to player 2.

Player 2 turns away from the cone, and passes the ball into space for player 3 to run onto.


Warm Up Exercise For Vision And Talking

category: Self-Pass

Spread your team anywhere inside the half of a pitch. Only give your team 3 balls.

You may pass the ball around to anyone inside the half. ...

Web Videos

Kat sharkey for dita usa part 3/5

Kat Sharkey USA field hockey forward talking about the first time having a ball on her stick. Shot at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Cali...



Community Drills

6v6 restricted goals

Can't go into middle O.keep score. x's scoring in green goals. O's scoring in orange goals.passing. talking. spreading out.

1v2 Box tackling

In this drill the attacker (blue) must score in the goal. The defenders (red) have to work together to perform a box tackle.A box tackle is when playe...

Side Line Press

Inner is on the sideline and attacking mid is up marking as is the defensive mid and the far side inner leaving the inner on the ball as the free man....

wing attack

a short sharp uncontested goalscoring session where the pressure is applied through timing. 1 starts by heading to the top of ther D and shoots, at th...