Coaching

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 …

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 …

Should hockey follow rugby for ‘no winners’ coaching policy?

By Helen Richardson-Walsh | Opinion I’m saddened when I see and hear stories of youngsters, at school level in particular, where the competition isn’t as …

Wearing Kinesio tape for hockey? Get advice for best results

By Natalie Turner | Comment It seems a distant memory watching Vets play on a late Saturday afternoon with my team-mates having to drink two fingers of …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Shoot outs still excite, if right calls are made

By Todd Williams | Analysis Not surprisingly, the first shoot out of the Vitality Women’s World Cup created the tournament’s first genuine controversy. …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Why penalty corners remain stategic art

Top goalkeeper Abi Walker says that penalty corners at the Hockey World Cup should be admired for last ditch acts to score – and save goals Basketball …

Taking images at the Hockey World Cup

By Umpire Cam As much as the mobile phone manufacturers tell us about the wonders of the camera in their newest models, they will have their limitations.   …

Hockey World Cup: Focusing on goalkeeper weaknesses not healthy, says USA coach

By Daniel Dunne As they did in 2014, England will line up against the USA with an Englishman on the opposition. Craig Parnham was the US for their successful …

Maddie Hinch: In my hockey goalkeeper pads, I think I’m 6ft tall and own the joint

England goalkeeper Maddie Hinch reveals the mindset which has set her apart in the world game When you’re playing really well, you don’t know what …

Support muscles and joints with kinesiology tape Toro Pro

In the spirit of the return of hockey to our Olympic Park in the 2018 World Cup, Toro Pro is proud to be supporting our England Hockey team throughout their …