Saturday, June 15, 2024

Rupert Barker

Rupert Barker is a former premier league player with University of Edinburgh and has player coached at several clubs across the south of England. He is currently Wallingford 1s player-coach and founder of Hockey21, bringing hockey into the 21st century by creating hockey computer games.
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Hockey stick reviews: Gryphon

Our equipment expert tries out the latest field hockey sticks to hit the market and makes his verdict Gryphon Taboo Blue Steel RRP: £325 Carbon Quotient: 95Shape: Deuce...
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Hockey stick review: Adidas Chaosfury Kromaskin .1

Our equipment expert tries out the latest field hockey sticks to hit the market and makes his verdict Adidas Chaosfury Kromaskin .1 RRP £380Carbon: HighShape: ChaosfuryBow size:...
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Hockey stick review: Brabo Traditional Carbon 100 Ultra

Our equipment expert tries out the latest field hockey sticks to hit the market and makes his verdict Brabo RRP: £190Carbon: 100%Shape: Ultra Extreme Low BowBow size:...

Hockey stick reviews 2023: the best guide on which sticks to buy

Our equipment expert tries out the latest field hockey sticks to hit the market and makes his verdict We provide video analysis for each stick, detailing...

Best hockey stick reviews 2022: Find the right brand for you

Our equipment expert RUPERT BARKER tries out some of the latest sticks to hit the market and makes his verdict We provide video analysis for each...

State of the Game: How does hockey solve the participation game?

Does England Hockey have to present more initiatives to encourage players into the sport? Rupert Barker reports As we entered the Covid world, hockey managed...

Player development: are our best hockey players slipping through the net?

Timing and age of player development are difficult to ascertain across the world of sport. There is such a focus on junior players and...

State of Play: Decision making and accuracy key to England women’s success

With the Women's Hockey World Cup just around the corner, England women’s Pro League fixtures carry greater importance to that of the men. So,...