- Improve your players' technical skills and your coaching emphasis
- Discover a practice set-up model with proven results
- Pick up drills for basic skills, defense and goal scoring
with Tjerk Van Herwaarden,
Harvard University Head Coach;
former University of Maryland Technical Director/Coach;
2011 & 2010 Back-to-Back National Champions;
Helped lead Maryland to four national championships in five years (2005-10); USA Men's National team assistant coach (2009 Pan American Games silver medalists), Coached current World and Olympic Champions during his tenure in the Netherlands; owner and co-founder of World Camp USA.
In a lecture setting, Tjerk Van Herwaarden diagrams and explains 30 drills for field hockey in the areas of basic skills, defense, team basics and goal scoring. Van Herwaarden discusses a variety of concepts to emphasize in your training: developmental phases for building skills, how to improve your players' technical skills and how to determine your coaching emphasis.
Beginning with the basic skills, Van Herwaarden guides you through drill diagrams in the areas of dribbling and passing. Van Herwaarden follows that with defensive drills that work on channeling, jabbing, tackling, double teams and team defense.
Building on these elements, Van Herwaarden discusses drills for team basics featuring 2 vs. 1 and 3 vs. 2 drills.
Van Herwaarden wraps up this instructional field hockey DVD with goal scoring drills that work on the reverse hit, footwork and scoring, endline scoring, bridge scoring, 1 v 1 scoring and rebound scoring.
48 minutes. 2009.Field Hockey Videos