Hockey Drill Demonstration


Training Man-to-Man defence in circle

Coaching points

Ball gets transfered by the players on the outside with the forwards leading in the circle. When there is a sufficient lead/pass available then the player on the outside plays the ball into the circle

  • Man-To-Man
  • Defenders to be man/ball aware
  • Defenders to maintain contact with strikers
  • Defenders to stay mobile
  • Strikers to make explosive timed leads to receive the ball.
  • Strikers to practice receiving with deception/closed receive/aerial skill to eliminate defender and use appropriate scoring technique.
  • Protect the ball

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