Drills

1 Vs 1 Battle For The Ball

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Two players run to the ball to gain possession. The player in possession tries to score. The player without the ball is the defender and tries to...

1V1 Different Angle Into Circle

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Playing 1v1, try and score. It is important to play at speed and go close round the defender.

Defender has to try and get possession of...

2V1 Break

category: Overload-situations

One attacker and one defender stand at the top of the circle.

The 2nd defender stands wide outside the 23m area and passes the ball to a 2nd...

4V2 Break

category: Scoring-on-the-break

One of the four defenders in the circle passes the ball from inside the circle to the 4 forwards on the half way line.

As the moment of the ...

Attack Against Defence 6 V 3

category: Overload-situations

With the exercise starting with a pass from the left midfield to the left wing. Defenders have to start in the circle each new attack.
The attacker...

Attacking From Deep Left

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Player 2 (left wing) receives ball from the Player 1 (left midfield) and takes the ball into the zone where the defender can try and win the ball. ...

Attacking Pattern

category: Indoor-Hockey

Player 1 runs through the slalom passes the ball to player 2 player 2 runs infield with and passes the ball off the board to player 3 who runs from...

Attacking Structure

category: Indoor-Hockey

Emphasis on the Attacking structure being that of 2 backs, 3 forwards and 1 forward stand in the circle

The back two players should be sligh...

Attacking The Circle

category: Game-related

Players 1 and 2 play a 2v1 against the first defender, before then moving on to the second defender.

They then run into the circle and try a...

Attacking The Circle

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Player 1 runs down the wing to then pass the ball backwards of square to player . He in turn gives the ball to player 3, who has run into the circl...

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Community Drills

Core 2: Marking inside the circle.

Two players either a defender or midfielder will be on the black cones.There will be 5 attackers in the circle being man marked by 5 defenders with th...

Interception Warm up

5 blue players against 2 red players.Red players in the middle of the circle must try intercept the ball. The player who's pass was intercepted wi...

Mini Game

The players wil split into two teamsThe blue team will be the attacking team and the red defending.The aim of the blue team is to score goals past the...

Reverse Shooting

Players must enter the circle with hardsticks and take a back stick shot to the opposit side of the goals.Focus must be on placing the ball in the cor...