Drills

Defence The Circle

category: Defending-Skills

Defender passes the ball. Attackers go 1 on 1 and try to penetrate the circle. Defenders priority is to stop the player getting through gate 1, then g...

1 V 2 Break Defense

category: Defending-Skills

Players work in pairs in this drill - attacking and defending pair. The player who starts with the ball has to dribble around the cone and then try t...

Dribble Through - Defensive Zone Game

category: Defending-Skills

4 players inside the 23 meter area try to pass the ball through the defensive zone (the space between the 23 meter to the half way line) to the player...

4 Zone - 2V1 Game

category: Conditioned-Games

2 teams play a 6v6 game, with a left and a right central zone marked out with cones. In each of the central zones there should be 1 player from each t...

Web Videos

Field hockey 101: defending

Field Hockey - #3 Defending with Jeremy Hayward CD22 at REDS HOCKEY CLUB - Perth, Western Australia Kookaburra Jeremy Hayward (Australia) ...

Fieldhockey defense

How to manage defense Produced by England Hockey Supplied by European Hockey Federation.

Skill training and defensive drills

Duke's Pam Bustin presents the fundamental skills of field hockey and then challenges those skills in many different ways. The "1v1 Defensive Techniqu...

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Community Drills

Fall Away Press

When feeling over whelmed and want to let them transfer. Or if we know one of the players in the backfield can throw. This is a zone defense. Forward ...