Hockey drills for ball control
- Putting down pawns.
- Make several situations, this depends on the amount of players you have.
- Dribble around the cones, at the last cone pass the ball back to the waiting team-mate, the team-mate also starts the slalom dribble again.
- Same as above, but now after the slalom score in the goal ( between two cones ), you take the ball out of the goal again yourself.
- Instead of shooting into the goal, give a cross after the last pawn to the person who is waiting at the pawn in front of the goal,
- This person shoots it into the goal and takes the ball back.
- The person who has passed stands on the spot in front of the goal to receive the ball.
- The players are divided into teams of 3.
- The game is played 3-3 on different fields.
- Players can score in 2 goals and therefore must also defend 2 goals.
- Take away the goal.
- Each team can only score on 1 goal, so they only have to defend 1 goal.
Couples or with three players.
- focus on the grip of there hands, on your left hand you can read your watch.
- push your left hand forward
- Left food in front
- bend your knee
- left food in line with the ball
- left shoulder in line with left knee
- swing for a hit or slap
- Player 1 runs with the ball to the head circle and hits the goal
- Player 4 plays the ball to the left where player 2 and defender 1 come running in (2v1)
- Player 4 plays the ball to the right where player 3 and defender 2 come running in (3v2)
- Player 4 runs with a ball into the circle and plays off the attack (4v2)
- There are at least 2 teams
- The field is the 23, from marker to other marker
- You may shoot on goal from any position in the field if not dangerous
- After 2 goals by the same team the losing team switches (After 3 wins the winning team switches)
- Float along the outside of the square.
- Not only looking at the ball but also looking forward/around you.
- Float the ball and after the hoop pass the ball to a teammate who does the same.
- Set up the exercise and where the ball is played to the team-mate it goes through the alley.
- At the end of the exercise the ball carrier can score on goal.
- After the exercise, the players walk along the outside back to the start.
- Increase the distance between them
- Make the street narrower and narrower
- change the starting position after a while
3 (4) against 2 + goalkeeper
: demarcated space (on half a field)
- The form starts when blue 1 passes to orange 1.
- Orange 1, 2 and 3 ( possibly 4) try to score in the goal.
- Blue 1 and 2 try, by working together, to take over possession of the ball on their strong side and then to score in one of the little goals on the centre field (circle size about 3 metres).
The form stops when:
- Orange scores in the goal.
- Blue scores in the conversion in one of the little goals on the half way line.
- The ball goes over the back line.
- Ball over the sideline is a normal strike.
- Foul is a normal free hit.
Tips on ball possession
- Look before taking the ball (pre-scanning) and recognise space.
- Take free hits and hits as quickly as possible.
- Use push passes.
Tips on non-ball possession
- Work together (cover each other's backs), give pressure on the ball, keep the ball on your defensive forehand side (fake space).
- Force a pass to the back or force a pass wide; this is better than a deep pass.
- Make sure you are always between the ball and your own goal
- On losing the ball:
- Keep pressure on the ball straight away
- Get between the ball and your own goal as quickly as possible and help your team-mate
- On winning the ball:
- Look for the free space
- Play a confident pass or accelerate strongly yourself.
- Make it easier
- Vary the method of passing (e.g. push pass) or initial pass to another player.
- Make it more difficult
- Increase Pressure:
- Who scores the most goals in 10 ball starts);
- can Orange 1,2,3 score within 30 sec.
- Increase Pressure: