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Tips from the top: Maddie Hinch on hockey shoot-outs and goalkeeper rise

How to deal with hockey shoot-outs

The key is to work out their go-to strengths. Under pressure that’s what an athlete wants to resort to.

I am trying to work out if I am that person at that moment. What is it that I really want to do? Do I want to go on the forehand, backhand or go early? If that is the case then what is it I can do to make it as difficult as possible? 

If they don’t do that then fair play, they have resorted against their strength to keep me guessing and then it’s game on and a battle with player and keeper.

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