Hockey Session (Under 18s): Hawks Spring League Week 1 Session 2

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Matt Sarmento

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Matt Sarmento
Name: Matt Sarmento
City: Vancouver
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Hockey
Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing

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Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing
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Passing

Players stand 5m away from each other and pass ball between. One ball between two players.

Start 5m away, beginning with push passing and two touch trapping.

Variations: coutinue to expand the distance between players and work on a variety of different passing techniques (ie push passing, sweep hits, upright hits, backhand sweeps).


Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pass + Move

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Pass + Move

Player A dribbles to the left and reverse sweep hits the ball to player B.

Player B will receive the ball in the direction they want to go. Try to challenge players to minimize touches. Player B will carry the ball around the cone and play a reverse sweep hit back to Player A.

Repeat process.

*Can start with this on the forehand for intro players

Challenge: How many sweep hits in 45 seconds.


Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Open Receptions

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Open Receptions

Player 2 starts with the ball.

Player 1 leads up and around one of the cones and receives a pass from Player 2 heading back towards the starting cone.

*Player 1 should turn their hips to receive the ball open, moving forward, with their body facing towards the inside*

Player 1 then passes the ball back to Player 2 and repeats on the other side.

Player 1 does this continuously for 1 minute then switches.


Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Square + Through

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Square + Through

Player A passes square to Player B

Player A runs on a diagonal to the top of the circle.

Player B passes straight to Player A who shoots.

Player B then immediately gets a new ball and repeats going the other way with the next person in line


Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Square + Through + Drop Pass (progression for older groups)

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Square + Through + Drop Pass (progression for older groups)

Player A passes square to Player B

Player A runs on a diagonal to the top of the circle.

Player B passes straight to Player A and runs behind them.

Player A drops the ball to Player B who shoots.


Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Flow drill

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Flow drill

The drill starts with a pass from Player B to A.

Player A receives strong and passes square for Player C to run onto. Player A then runs deep into the circle.

Player C receives on the move, drags around a set of cones and passes to Player D.

Player E starts behind a set of cones and leads to one side to receive a pass from Player D.

Player E plays a long ball to Player A at the top of the circle to have a shot.

Emphasize receiving ball open and in motion!

*Rotation is A-B-C-D-E-A*


Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

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Play step-by-step
Repeat (toggle)
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Back/Forward: Drag timeline button