Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Safety in hockey: We need immediate changes, says Olympian coach

Exclusive – A leading coach and two-time Olympian has called for immediate changes towards safety in the sport at junior level after expressing fears that the reverse stick hit could lead to a fatality.

John Shaw, who played at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics, has coached full-time in hockey since 1991 and believes the game has never been more dangerous at grass roots level.

Continue reading...

Unlock our ad-free, premium content and get use of our subscriber-only app. Use coupon 3FOR1 to get 3 months for only £1!

Already a subscriber to our website? Login

Total Hockey



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More from Author

Hockey Pro League: Ruthless Australia men put Great Britain to the sword

London -- No Blake Govers, no bother for Australia. The Kookaburras...

Australia Hockey GK on Kookaburra deal: ‘Pull behind Australian public finally got traction for us’

Some 30 years after Kookaburra Sport originally partnered with Hockey Australia...

Hockey Pro League: Australia men shave Great Britain in physical clash

London -- The shuddering thuds of the backboard sounded the arrival...

- A word from our sponsors -