Hockey drills for all skills

  • Depending on the level of the player, put a bit larger or smaller.
  • Can also be mirrored with a backhand finish.

  • Ball starts at red.
  • White runs back to give support and gets the ball.
  • When they take the ball, they accelerate to the side where blue has walked to.
  • Red makes the point of the triangle backwards and is played.
  • Blue runs deep and white goes to the head of the circle.
  • Blue is played and passes the ball to the player on head circle who scores.

Points of attention:
  • Acceleration on take-off
  • After a pass follows a run
  • High ball pace
  • Look at what is happening and anticipate
  • Searching for eye contact
Possibly expand to
  • 3:1
  • 2:1
  • or 3:2
  • Choose 1 warming-up exercise from the warming-up list
  • Receive the ball straight from the front
  • A starts with the ball, B comes running in
  • A pushes the ball to B
  • B receives the ball with the forehand
  • Takes the ball around the pawn and drives towards the goal
  • Push the ball on the goal
  • Push + take forehand
  • A starts with the ball and drives forward and push the ball to B
  • B takes the ball on the forehand and turns away over the forehand side
  • B drifts a little more and pushes the ball towards the goal

  • Choose 1 warming-up exercise from the warming-up list
  • Drift with a fast tempo
  • They go through the big slalom
  • They accelerate after turning around the cone
  • Pay attention to their posture
  • Drift and pass
  • A and B both start with 1 ball
  • They both drift forward to the cone in the middle
  • They go around the pawn A push the ball to C, B push the ball to D
  • Then the other 2 start to run
  • Choose 1 warming-up exercise from the warm-up list
  • Pass the ball between duos
  • 1 player starts with the ball and pushes the ball to the other player
  • When you have played the ball, you run to another spot
  • Then you get the ball back and the other also runs to another spot
  • They will continue like this
  • Push the ball towards each other
  • Put 2 players opposite each other and only one gate
  • Let them push the ball over through the gate
  • Make the gate smaller and smaller to make it difficult for them
  • Choose 1 warming-up exercise from the warming-up list
  • Drift and freeze
  • The players stand in a row with a ball
  • They are going to drift to the other side with the ball
  • You as trainers call a couple of times stop
  • They then stop the ball with the backhand
  • Pass and take
  • The player pushes the ball to you as trainer
  • They pass and then you play the ball back to the player who passed on
  • They take the ball and drifts a little further to push the ball into the goal
  • Pay attention to the posture of the drift and the play of the ball
  • A starts with the ball and wants to score with their team in the small goal
  • The 2 defenders want to take the ball away and score in 1 of the 2 small goals
  • Task of the attackers is to play the ball to the free player
  • take the forehand, turn away and accelerate
  • A starts with the ball and pushes it to B
  • B receives the ball with his forehand
  • Turns away and accelerates drifting around the cones
  • Shoots at goal with a flat ball
  • Forehand drive
  • You as the trainer starts with the ball
  • A walks forwards and gets the ball from you
  • A drives a complete round past the pawns
  • Sit low when receiving and right hand low
  • Run with the ball
  • A starts with the ball and slaloms between the cones
  • They keep holding the ball in her forehand
  • In other words, make a large turn and move your body around the ball
  • Push your left elbow well outwards
Drive and push
  • A and B dribble simultaneously to the pawn
  • Pass it on the outside
  • Push the ball to the left
  • Then the other 2
  • Run deep
  • A starts with the ball and pushes it to B
  • B receives the ball and pushes it out wide
  • C receives the ball and sees that B is running deep
  • C pushes the ball back to B
  • B receives the ball and flattens it on goal
Color game
  • Give each player 1 ball
  • Set up a box with different coloured squares in it.
  • The players dribble around the box
  • You call 1 color and they dribble with the ball to the box.
  • Passing move + drive
  • A starts and drives forward
  • At the pawns they make a dummy move and push the ball to B
  • B accelerates floating around the pawns
  • A runs through and gets the ball back from B
  • A shoots at goal with a flat 
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