Hockey Session (Under 10s): 3v3 in D

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Alan Morris
Name: Alan Morris
City: St Saviour
Country: Jersey
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Hockey


3v3 in D with keepers, can shoot from anywhere but hitting not allowed.

1 min to score a goal or teams change anyway. Max of 2 sub teams

Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3

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3v3 (20 mins)

This consists of 2 teams of 3 playing in a small area, in this example the D.

Shooting it allowed from anywhere but only with a push/flick. The coach should keep a large selection of balls to feed into the D in a random place whenever the ball goes out of play.

For groups of at least 9 split into 3 separate teams, when a goal is scored 1 team steps off to rest as the other 2 play. If this is the case matches should be restricted to approximately 1 minute per team.

Rotation can be decided by teams playing 2 games on 1 game off or winner stays on.

This drill works well for close control and passing as well as the transition between attack and defence. Players should be encouraged to quickly make use winning possession to get off a shot.

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