Hockey Drill Demonstration



While outfield players do the above practice, goalkeeper to practice the following with assistant coach:

Footwork in figure of 8 – see diagram

Progression: throw and catch tennis ball while practicing footwork

Footwork in compass – see diagram

Shout out North, South, East or West. GK to move to point and come to ‘set’ position at each point, always return to centre, always facing coach.

Progression: throw and catch tennis ball at same time

Stay in ‘ready position’ throughout drill: hands up, knees bent, head over toes, stay on balls of feet, don’t drag feet

Allow frequent rest/hydration breaks

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