Drill Categories

Goal keeping Drills

Good goal keeping is the ability to fearlessly stop the other team scoring through your goal keeper's agility and technique. These goal keeping videos...

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...

Drills

1 V 1 Choose

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Two attackers run together at the same time with a ball each. Attackers can dribble through any of the three goals. The defender has to choose whic...

1 V 1 Move Through Channels

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Set out cones on lines creating lanes across or down the pitch, each lane approx 2m wide. The player with the ball runs diagonally across the lanes...

1 V 1 Two Channel

category: Eliminating-a-Player

The player with the ball starts on the half way line and has to try and go through the area with the defender in and have a shot at goal. The defen...

1V1 - Scoring Challenge

category: Shooting-Goalscoring

Set up two lines of players as show in the image.

The players with the ball start from the middle of the pitch on the 23m line and run out t...

1V1 Box

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Try and play 1v1 from three different positions.
One player at a time rotates clockwise to the back of next group.

3 Vs 1 - Swap Grids

category: Scoring-on-the-break

Three players with a ball start in the grid furthest away from the goal with one defender in the first grid and one defender in the second grid.

3 Vs 2 - Get To Goal

category: Overload-situations

The middle attacker starts with the ball.

The drill starts with one of the other ...

30Mph And 50Mph Zones

category: Moving-with-the-ball

Players have a ball each and work in two small groups. Each group begins in a crowded areas (30 MPH speed limit) and dribble around slowly.

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3V3: Open Play

category: Conditioned-Games

- 3 vs 3
- Small goals either end of an area
- Ball must be taken through the goal under control
- Once a goal has been scored, the ...

3V3: Open Play

category: Session-Videos

- 3 vs 3
- Small goals either end of an area
- Ball must be taken through the goal under control
- Once a goal has been scored, the ...

Web Videos

Last gasp winner sees germany through

A Florian Fuchs goal in the dying seconds of the men's hockey quarter-final clinches victory for Germany over New Zealand. Subscribe to the official O...

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Sessions

Bite Size Fitness 9

Don't miss this final 30 minute fitness session - Coach it as a whole or use it as a way to bring new ideas to your pre-match routines

Receiving the ball under pressure

Conditioned games to improve your players' peripheral vision, so they can use their first touch when receiving the ball to move into space

Community Drills

3D skills

1. Drag ball from left to right foot, squeeze over the cones.2. Dribble through the minefield, pass to the T-spot.3. Dribble over baseline, jink over ...

Clip hitting

*Mini-goals will be used*A clip hit is when both hands are brought down the stick to hit the bell close to your feet.A: Dribble through cones then sho...

GK FENCE SIT

Players must driddle through the mine feild and have a shot at goal. If they miss or the keeper saves thy must go do a fence sit. Once a player gets o...

parctices for goal scoring

P1 dribbles the ball through the cones and shoots.P2 passes the ball to P3 or P4 immedietly afterr the shot for deflection. P3 or P4 can pas...