From the left back position all the way to a scoring opportunity! One of the most clear pass & go plays…



By Pablo Mendoza

Pablo Mendoza is an FIH Hockey Academy Educator and the owner of A Hockey World. Contact: pablo@ahockeyworld.net

Javier Telechea (Coaching Hockey) came up with another free tactical lesson. In this case we focus on the Spanish National Team during the Olympic Games in Rio 2016. The player to watch is the left back, who after the first pass, he decides to make a run to a forward space, taking the opponent by surprise.

 

As you will watch in this video, the player that ended up shooting, started behind the half line. He made a pass and run, after that he received the ball and passed it again. He received it once more and took a scoring chance…