Hockey drills for ball control

  • 4 defenders in the (build up)
  • 2 midfielders
  • 3 strikers
  • 3 defenders (opponents) + goalkeeper in circle
  • Play around from the bowl without pressure (can always be added later)
  • The 2 midfielders offer themselves from the axis to the back where the ball is going. 
  • Not being passed to is going to the line and back to the axis. 
  • Not offering on the long passing line. 
  • Being played is opening up and then playing the hanging striker or the winger. 
  • After playing, continue to pass into the guard position.
  • The 2 WINGER strikers offer themselves on the 23m
  • The HANGING striker offers himself in the attack at the head of the circle. 
  • The WINGER striker on the support side looks for scoring position at the far post.
  • Player RED comes out of the square and offers himself to player BLUE.
  • BLUE passes to RED as he offers himself. 
  • Player WHITE pressures RED so it has to accept closed and plays back to BLUE (guard).
  • Player RED makes an acceleration to the left or right next to the square.
  • Player BLUE passes the ball to player RED looking carefully where RED asks for the ball (forehand or backhand).
  • RED takes the ball open and penetrates the circle to finish on goal.
  • Driving with the ball begin to run and pass to player 2. 
  • Player 2 rounds off and runs towards the next pass.
  • After this, finish with backhand.
  • D plays to A
  • C1 runs away to position C2
  • B1 gets in front of his defender at position B2
  • A passes to B2
  • B2 takes off and passes to D, who is coming up the sideline.
  • D dynamically picks up and passes to C2
  • From that moment on, the 3 vs 2 begins where A B2 and C2 build an attack in the circle against V1 and V2
  • A passes to B1
  • B2 passes to C1
  • C2 goes to D
  • D goes to A
  • Ball starts with player 1, who runs to the back line, turns close and passes the ball in the run to player 2.
  • Player two runs towards the 23, makes a turn to the right and pushes the ball to player 3.
  • Player 3 attempts to run towards header circle but retrieves the ball at the ion and passes to player 4.
  • Player 4 runs towards the back line and passes the ball towards head circle.
  • Player 3 has run on after the pass and has taken position between the head circle and the center spot and will choose from here between rounding or playing on the tip.
  • Player 1 is ready for the tip.
  • Direction of rotation in chronological order.
  • You start at the 25 yard line.
  • Gives a pass to the left. 
  • This player gives a pass to a player at the edge of the circle.
  • Who drives something.
  • Plays the ball into the circle and shoots at goal.
  • A starts with the ball.
  • B runs in towards A.
  • A gives a hard aimed pass to B.
  • B takes the ball with a lift and takes it with him.
  • B gives a deep ball to C who is ready to receive the ball and can at once take the ball to the back line.
  • C receives the ball and accelerates over the back line to give a 90 degree pass to A who has run on to the front circle. 
  • Set up exercise on 2 sides.
  • A is ready with the ball.
  • B runs in towards the ball. 
  • A passes the ball to B. B receives the ball.
  • A runs through getting the ball back from B. 
  • A takes the ball on the pass. 
  • He touches the ball only 2 times. 
  • A takes the ball again, B runs through into the depth and gets the ball back from A.
  • A also touches the ball only twice, accepts and plays on.
  • B takes the ball in the depth and runs into the circle and rounds to goal. 
  • Set up exercise on 2 sides. 
  • If it goes well, put 1 defender in between who will put pressure on the ball when they intercept, they can score in the little goal on their side. 
  • B comes running in towards the circle at speed. 
  • He gets the ball from A who gives a directed push for B so he can take him easily.
  • From then on the 2v1 starts. B and C against the defender. 
  • When the defender has taken the ball away he can score by driving the ball through the orange gate. 
  • Tips attackers
    • Create speed.
    • Playing over the backhand side of the defender.
    • Make eye contact with teammates.
    • Use the in-out running.
  • Tips for the defender
    • Close the shaft.
    • Stand between the pass line of the attackers.
    • Let the attacker make the mistake.
    • Set up exercise on two sides.
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