Coaching

Field hockey coaching: How to move effectively as a goalkeeper

In our previous top tips section we explained how to adopt an effective set position. Here we look at good movement in goal. SPRINT TRAINING MATTERS …

How to choose the right field hockey stick and which stick to buy

BY SIMON MASON When it comes to buying a hockey stick there are an overwhelming number of technological claims each designed to make that specific brand appear …

Field hockey goalkeeper kit: tips on how to buy and key checklist

Fortitude Hockey guide you through their top tips for beginners’ kit for those fans who have decided that being padded up is the right position for you. …

Field hockey coaching: Goalkeeper’s ready or set position in seven easy steps

By FORTITUDE HOCKEY To be set for a save is vital. It is also very controllable and easy to practice. Depending on the individual goalkeeper’s strength, …

Maddie Hinch: When I’m in my hockey goalkeeper pads and on it, I think I’m six foot tall and own the joint

Maddie Hinch will return to international hockey this weekend against Argentina and the Netherlands for the first time since Rio Olympics glory. Here, she …

Simon Mason column: What makes the perfect hockey stick?

As Todd Williams correctly pointed out in a previous article in The Hockey Paper, when it comes to buying a stick there are an overwhelming number of …

The Mental Game: Motivate your field hockey pre-season

Pre-season training is upon us and with it the thought of no end of pain from various parts of the body that have not been used for several months. Cries of …

Recipe: Banana oat muffins

Muffins don’t have to be high carbohydrate and high fat cake-like productions. By avoiding flour and including higher protein ingredients like Greek yoghurt …

The Mental Game: Sarah Murray explains why anxiety is nothing to be afraid of

We are now well into the second half of the season and therefore potential ‘big’ matches are looming. Maybe your team are fighting it out for promotion or …

Hockey’s penalty corner takers: the rest vs the best

When it comes to penalty corners in the women’s game – there is one queen and a handful of pretenders… The queen: Maartje Paumen, Netherlands Paumen …

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