Drill Categories

Moving with the ball Drills

Moving with the ball, also known as dribbling, is how a player moves with the ball when in their possession using a hockey stick. The dribbling drills...

Passing & Receiving Drills

Passing and receiving are fundamental skills in the game of field hockey and determine the success of your team. The best teams make the ball do the w...


1-1-3-3-3 Formation

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

Hockey 1-1-3-3-3 formation Roles and Responsibilities This set-up will see your team playing with a sweeper behind the back 3. The advantage of this ...

Hitting Test

category: Skill-Circuit

Hockey Hitting test Skill Circuit The player is required to hit the ball across the width of the pitch at the ... Hockey Drill Demonstration ... The ...

Wrong Hands Control

category: Practices-For-Juniors

Hockey Wrong Hands Control Practices For Juniors Players start with their hands ... on the spot - keeping the ball within shoulder width as they move...

Moderate Speed Elimination

category: Eliminating-a-Player

Hockey Moderate Speed Elimination Eliminating a Player *** AUDIO DESCRIPTION ON ... Hockey Drill Demonstration ... The Drill is often used with. Pre...

Web Videos


Play wide to go Forward

Stretch them out - Use the whole width of the pitch and stretch your opposition to breaking point!


Community Drills

Using the width - option 1

Warm up drill using the right corner of the field, attacker curls in opening up wide play to secondary attacker, who curls baseline and throws ball to...

Using the width - option 2

Variation of Using the width, option 1. Warm up drill using the right corner of the field, primary attacker curls, using drag to beat defender, and mo...

6v6 possession with 7th player

Split into two teams of 6 - team blue and red - with one player acting as the 7th player for both teams (wearing a different coloured bib, or a specif...