Looking at drab paving proved too much for Jonathan Forey, who purchased some astro and got his children skills active, with some Disney figures.
£75 for some Astorurf, some wood in my garage to build some rebound boards and I now have a 4m x 3m practice area for the kids to practice some close skills work. @GwentHockeyClub @HockeyWales #StayHomeSaveLives #NHS pic.twitter.com/iUuRdJCw1X
— Jonathan Forey (@forey_forey) April 7, 2020
With GB players locked out of Bisham and training at home, the central programme athletes with garage space have also gone green.
Brilliant from Esme Burge, who has converted her garage into a pitch/gym to ensure she stays sharp over the next few weeks 👏👏
Who will be doing/has done something similar? Send us your pictures/videos! 📸
— Great Britain Hockey (@GBHockey) March 20, 2020
Back in March, all those weeks ago, Ireland’s Nicci Daly’s daily #hockeyathomechallenge went viral.
#socialdistancing skills day 2. Since it went down so well yesterday myself and @alimeeke made a hockey obstacle course using some raw materials. Off ya go kids, get creative! #selfisolation #covid_19 #stayhome #hockeyathomechallenge #createdontcontaminate #Osakahockey @20x20_ie pic.twitter.com/pPewknL9Ku
— Nicci Daly (@NicciDaly22) March 18, 2020
Due credit to coach Jimmy Culnane, who is three weeks into his hockey at home skills challenges. For the archive, click here
Day 22. Starting to tie it all together with pre-scanning and receiving ideas. @SurbitonHigh week 4 is off and running. Enjoy! @Y1Hockey @self_pass #SHSCommunity #SHSTogether #SHSSpirit #SHSHockey 💚🏑 pic.twitter.com/6eSJkZjC1j
— Jimmy Culnane (@jculnane) April 13, 2020
Back to the GB athletes and Tess Howard’s brilliant improvisation videos. From resistance training to striker reactions and garden shooting. Follow here
siblings do #PowerGeneration ft. rugby 🏉🤟 Jonny in pre-preseason and I’m throwing it back to my rugby childhood 🏋️♂️ …show me your training!! 👊 #isolationhockey #stayathomeworkout #keepVisualising @gbhockey @grayshockey @PerseHockey @perserugby @one_warehouse pic.twitter.com/AcXSfdJMEM
— Tess Howard (@_tess_howard) April 9, 2020
Not forgetting goalkeepers, top stopper Maddie Hinch has also been posting an array of different keeper techniques from her backyard.
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✨GK ISOLATION TRAINING✨ …………………………………………………………………………. The response to my last video was immense🤩 so here is another one for you guys to try, but I’m warning you now, its a toughie!! 👀◾️ ▪️ The ‘swivel save’ is an absolute gem of a skill rarely talked about in hockey…. get this in your goalkeeping locker and you will be flying 💎 ◾️ ▪️ Remember to take your time on each stage and make sure you perfect each level to get this right… practice, practice, practice is 🔑 ◾️ ▪️ Capture your training & let me know how you get on ➕ be sure to keep an eye on the @mh1coaching page for videos of core strength exercises you can do to help improve this skill‼️◾️ ▪️ Have fun 😁◾️ ▪️ #letstraintogether #letsimprovetogether #isolation #isolationtraining #goalkeeperchallenge #goalkeeper #goalkeepertraining #breakdancing #swivelsave #covıd19
And here is a thread of the best of the rest we have seen in the last few weeks. Keep active, stay isolated.
— David Warner (@DavidWa72669790) March 26, 2020
10 days of CHALLENGE ALEX coming up!
Send me your best home obstacle courses….my favourite one today wins a signed @STXFH bottle.
— Alex Danson MBE (@AlexDanson15) March 26, 2020
Need a buddy to train with? The Blockstar 🎯 has you covered with a safe training option🌟 The Blockstar can be set up on a goal or creatively in your backyard on a fence or wall (with parents’ permission😬) Awesome skills by USA #10 @USAFieldHockey pic.twitter.com/gr4yWFL1F4
— Blockstar Hockey (@BlockstarFH) March 27, 2020
Not being able to get on a hockey pitch for the next month doesn't mean training stops – couldn't afford to buy a crazy catch so made one instead (art a-level not being wasted) 🏑#keeppositive #KeepPlaying pic.twitter.com/rqqw7mDftG
— Ffion Joy Horrell (@ffion2horrell) March 20, 2020
— Austin Smith (@AustinSmith5) November 23, 2016
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