4 Drills Training Indoor Session: Outplaying overload in attack (DRILL 1)

By Pablo Mendoza

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


Players: 8-14 / Keepers: 0-2 / Pitch: 1 / Cones: 0 / Balls: 10+

 Exercise 1: Warming up playing and receiving


​Warming up as preparation of the training, practicing basic techniques and stick handling

* two players opposite to each other
* two goalies or a goalie and player together

* play the ball to each other ​

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Variation 1

1. player A plays the ball to player
2. player B receives the ball and makes a 180 degree turn
3. player B plays against the sideboard, receives back, turns and plays the ball to player A
*player B can also make a double turn (see video)

Variation 2
* receive the ball with the low backhand and bounce the ball to the forehand


Big turn
* ball in the hook of the stick
* big turn around the stick of the opponent

Backhand reception and bounce to the forehand
* turn the stick forward, so that the flat side is under
* stick in the left hand
* lay the stick low in front on the left side with the left arm stretched and the stick
* receive the ball on the shaft of the stick and bounce in one movement towards the forehand


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