Hockey Session (Under 12s): BHHC U12 Girls 1-4-21 (Moving with the ball)

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Alexandra Smart, Adult Member

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Alexandra Smart
Name: Alexandra Smart
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Hockey
Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pirate Island

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Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pirate Island
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Pirate Island (10 mins)

SET UP

  • Several circles islands of cones.
  • Two defenders, without balls. Everyone else has a ball.
  • The aim is to score as many points as you can.
  • Award yourself a point every time you successfully carry the ball onto an island.
  • Only one player can be on an island at a time.
  • You can only stay on the island for 3 seconds.
  • You cannot come back to the same island consecutively.
  • You cannot be tackled when you are on an island.
  • If you lose your ball to a defender, you become a defender and need to try and win someone else's ball to continue scoring points.
  • Defenders are trying to win a ball so that they can go and score points.

Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Carry vs run race

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Carry vs run race (10 mins)

SET UP

  • Mark out two channels in a square.
  • Split the group in two.
  • Half have a ball - they will run carrying the ball.
  • Half don't have a ball - they will run without a ball (but still holding their stick!)
  • The runner without the ball uses the outside, longer channel.
  • This is a race!
  • Players swap over after each turn.
COACHING POINTS
  • Keep the ball on the end of your stick.
  • Knees bent.
  • Head up.
  • Ball carrying position.
  • Left elbow up.
  • Getting feet round to turn / change direction.

Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball carrying game

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Ball carrying game (15 mins)

SET UP

  • Square within a square.
  • Only the player in possession of the ball is allowed to travel outside of the inner square and into the outre square.
  • Score a point by carrying the ball with control to any line of the outer square.
  • If you score a point, pass the ball to a player inside the inner square on the opposing team and continue play.

Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game - Self Pass

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Small Sided Game - Self Pass (20 mins)

SET UP

  • Two teams in normal game set up.
  • Objective for each team is to score goals.
  • Allow teams to choose their own formation. They can review this at each break.
  • Every time there is a foul, or if the ball goes out of play, the coach places a new ball onto the pitch for a self pass to restart the game. Call which team has the ball!
  • Encourage players to take the self pass themselves quickly, focusing on moving with the ball forward and fast.
  • Encourage the team to react to the self pass, repositioning themselves, making lead runs, being available for a pass, etc.

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Carry
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