Hockey Session (Under 8s): Raid the nest

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Richard Penrose
Name: Richard Penrose
City: Winchester
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Hockey

Description


Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball carry

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Ball carry

Raid the Nest

4 teams of 2-3 players

24 balls in the middle

Players must run to the Nest, grab a ball and carry it back to their box.

One player from each team goes at a time.

Each team must collect 5 balls and then return them one by one to the centre to complete.

First team to complete the challenge wins.

Progression

Remove 4 balls from the middle

Teams can collect balls from the middle or from another teams box sets of 2 minutes stop and see which team has the most balls.

Coaching points

Look at ball carry position, left hand grip.

Carry with head up


Hockey Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing

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Passing

  • 2 teams of 4 (ish)
  • Set up as shown in diagram
  • One player stands by the box ready to receive the pass
  • Other players start behind the single cone
  • Players run from single cone (one at a time) to collect a ball from the middle and pass to the player on their box.
  • Box player receives and controls the ball into the box.
  • Next player can't go until the ball has been controlled into the box.
  • Players follow each pass to rotate through the positions.
  • Play until their are no balls left in the middle.
  • Players must fetch any miss controlled balls and can't continue until the ball is in the box.
ProgressionThe teams empty their collection box back into the middle with a carry from the box, then a pass into a player in the middle.

Coaching points

Ball carry, head up, neutral stick. left hand away from bodyPassing: Make eye contact, good weight transfer, follow through the push pass for accuracy.Receive: Soft hands, move towards the ball.


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Shaded Pitch Area
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Pass
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Carry
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Run
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Custom Run

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