Hockey Drill Demonstration

Description

A - Demonstrating, how to push pass the ball in hockey, from Player to player.

B - Demonstrating, how to push pass in the context of attacking play. This is an effective efficent way of passing the ball to other team players over 10-15 meters

Coaching points

A - Demonstrating, how to push pass the ball in hockey, from Player to player.

Stand in pairs facing each other, 1 partner on the Blue coned line and the other player on the Yellow coned line. (approx 10m apart)

Attempt to pass to each other with a controlled push pass. Stopping and passing to each other 

  • Ball is to be in line with the back foot
  • Transfer your weight from the back foot onto the front foot
  • Knees should be bent
  • Right hand low on the hockey shaft (Stick)
  • Left hand high
  • Push and follow the ball through the line towards your partner
  • general body position is low

B - Demonstrating, how to push pass the ball in hockey, from Player to player.

B - Demonstrating, how to push pass in the context of attacking play.

6 players on the Blue cones and 6 players on the Red Cones either side of the observation area.

Follow the cone colours 

  • Blue passes to Red and moves/leads to Blue
  • Red recives from Blue and passes to Blue then moves/leads to Red
  • Continue with the colour coded pattern untill there is a switch.
  • Switch play (Cross over)
  • Red passes to Blue who passes to Red
  • Red continues /dribbles through the Yellow gates and proceeds to shoot at Top D

Points to discuss:

  • Players are to look up 
  • Pass the ball strong side
  • Communicate with each other
  • Keep a low body position in the reciving and push passing
  • Move efficiently (Footwork)

 

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