Steve Garland is entering his eighth season as Head Coach for the University of Virginia. Garland guided the Cavaliers to the 2010 ACC title and was named 2010 ACC Coach of the Year. In his videos you will see new, creative and fun ways to work on old positions as well as develop techniques to defend against the leg riders.
In the third video below, Alex Clemsen, will teach you how to be more aggressive on the mat and improve your defensive skills. He is entering his fifth season as an Assistant Coach for the University of Virginia. As a wrestler, Clemsen was an All-American at Edinboro and a four-time NCAA qualifier.
Get more out of your field hockey practices with this insightful presentation from Montclair State University Head Coach, Beth Gottung. As the 2012 NCAA D-III National Runners-up, Gottung knows how to create an effective offense that made it difficult for their opponents to handle in 2012. The drills that are demonstrated in this video will without a doubt improve the ability of your team to perform better under pressure in game situations.
• Discover competitive drills that simulate-game like situations to prepare your team for game day
• Develop a high pressure defensive mindset using an “Up and Out” concept to move the ball outside the circle
• Learn drills to train your players to play a good possession game and to generate numbers up situations
ALSO BROWSE OTHER GREAT INSTRUCTIONAL FIELD HOCKEY VIDEOS BELOW:
Former AVCA National Coach of the Year, Judy Green, provides you with a 6 vs 6 drill called Biggie Smalls. This drill is designed to teach players to score using off speed shots and not simply hitting as hard as possible all the time. Changing the tempo of shots and learning to score is critical to success.
One side plays “big” the other plays “small”
Big is always swinging at the ball and being aggressive
Small can only tip, roll, throw, anything but hit
Teams play against each other to 7 points