- Stretch the defense to create more open space
- Create more "numbers up" situations to attack the goal
- Set up an attacking flow in the midfield and forward lines
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.
Join the only current field hockey coach in the country to have won national championships in NCAA Division I, USA Field Hockey (USAFH) Women's High Performance and the USAFH Men's National Championship as he leads you through advanced field hockey tactics to accelerate the speed of play. In his demonstration of principles for acceleration, Van Herwaarden teaches the keys to acceleration, space creation, taking advantage of open space, eight ways to accelerate the game, overloading, backfield positioning and open space game acceleration. He uses Powerpoint and game footage to clearly teach these tactics. Disorganize your opponent's defensive structure and creates numbers up situations for your offense to the goal.
43 minutes. 2009.Field Hockey Videos