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Conventional and Unconventional Training Exercises to Improve Your Hockey Prowess

For anyone who’s looking to improve their game, the best place to start in hockey is your fitness. So much of the sport relies on you being fit, from having …

Alex Danson reveals brain injury trauma and aims for ‘100%’ recovery

By The Hockey Paper Alex Danson has spoken in further depth over the mild traumatic brain injury which has halted her career as she aims to make a “full …

Maddie Hinch returns to Great Britain hockey to aim for Tokyo Olympics

By The Hockey Paper Maddie Hinch will have to earn back her place ‘on merit’ after deciding to return to Great Britain colours. Hinch, 30, took a …

India vs Pakistan and the off-field hockey stick battle

By Shahbaz M | Global columnist For more than a decade, India and Pakistan have cut off their bilateral hockey relations. The reasons are varying – from …

Liverpool’s lack of hockey facilities the battle for this tireless achiever

By Rod Gilmour | Editor Jean Arnold is something of an icon in Liverpool. The 79-year-old has been a revered PE teacher in the region for decades and her …

Why clubs should offer more ParaHockey

By Richard Bright The founder of disability hockey at Surbiton HC is calling on clubs across the country to embrace the sport. ParaHockey supporters have tried …

Great Britain hockey women set to test Tokyo heat ahead of Olympic defence

By Richard Bright Olympians competing in next summer’s Games in Tokyo have been ranked in order of how likely they are to get sunburn. Researchers …

The growth of field hockey

A number of sports across the United Kingdom have seen player numbers decrease. Cricket is one sport that has seen the number of teenage players competing for …

Don’t let juniors wallow: key steps to enhancing players’ strengths

I’m mindful that too many cold winters, unforgivable yellow cards and woeful excuses about not making training or fixtures have moved me away from the sorts …

Revealed: True extent of making hockey as a career

By Richard Bright What are the chances of making the grade in hockey? How much will it cost players to set themselves up to make it at the top level? And how …