Drills

Hockey: Exploring the back lin...

Hockey Exploring the back line from left Shooting & Goalscoring Player 1 runs into the ... Alternatively if the defender approaches, player 1 can pla...

Exploring the back line Shooti...

Hockey Exploring the back line Shooting & Goalscoring Player 1 runs into the circle and ... Alternatively if the defender approaches, player 1 can pl...

Outletting Overload situations...

Hockey Outletting Overload situations create forward passes by transferring the ... They can do this by running with the ball, dummy passing or trans...

Creating scoring chances - 3 v...

Hockey Creating scoring chances - 3 v 1 Shooting & Goalscoring Player CF ... the ball to the back line, (as soon as the ball has passed through the a...

Pass back to top Shooting & Go...

Hockey Pass back to top Shooting & Goalscoring Players run in to the circle along the ... the World's Largest Field Hockey Coaching Resource and we'r...

Hockey

When to use: You would employ this system if your midfiled is being overrun and is struggling to cope with the opposition, but your back line is copi...

1-3-4-3 diamond shape midfield...

Hockey 1-3-4-3 diamond shape midfield Roles and Responsibilities 4 man midfield with the centre half pushing up higher up the pitch, supporting the f...

1-1-3-4-2 Roles and Responsibi...

When to use: If your team is very fit and want to force the other team back by creating ... the World's Largest Field Hockey Coaching Resource and we...

Web Videos

Field hockey midfield play

This video shows a back four building up and creating space at the midfield. Important is the role of the pivot (centre midfielder) in the box (the sp...

Ryde hockey: the defensive press

Ryde Hockey Club Women's 1st Grade Coach John Cullen discusses the principles of the press, an important defensive structure in hockey where the defen...