Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Coaching

UK summer hockey camps: Futures Sports

Futures Sports Hockey Camps offer world-class UK day and residential hockey camps for players and goalkeepers of all levels. Based in the centre of the UK but operating throughout, Futures Sports provide an awesome learning environment, refined over 30+...

UK summer hockey camps: EVO Hockey

EVO Hockey’s ethos is to inspire, mentor and develop creativity in hockey players of all abilities and connects grassroots players with some of the world’s top international players and innovative coaches. Their coaching teams, say EVO, are unparalleled within...

UK summer hockey camps: Fortitude, goalkeeping specialists

Fortitude Goalies are passionate and committed to delivering expert coaching to all levels of goalkeepers in the UK and abroad for their long term development. They have been guiding goalkeepers on their journey to reach their goals and becoming...

UK summer hockey camps: MT13

MT13 provides hockey coaching for individuals, clubs, schools, universities and at international level.  Its 2-day camps are designed for children aged 8+ who are starting out in the sport and who aspire to go far.   Ethos Innovate - Coach - Succeed  What they...

England Hockey: It’s only with the community that we can build a great Talent System 

Heather Williams is head of Elite Talent Development at England and Great Britain Hockey, and is currently part of the team leading the development and implementation of England Hockey’s new Talent Development System.  I get asked a lot, ‘why’. ‘Why...

Penalty Corners: Keep the good, ditch the bad, keep it logical and simple

Every once in a while I get the opportunity to do some colour, co-commentary work and, as you could imagine, it’s hugely enjoyable. One thing I try and be aware of when describing a piece of play is to...

Ollie Payne: ‘Goalkeeper style Mark Hickman has brought into UK hockey suits me’

A smile spreads across Ollie Payne’s face as he opens up on his meteoric rise to become England and GB No.1 and the little club in Totnes which gave him the grounding. “For me Dart HC was perfect,” says...

Hockey Matters: 5 ways you can build a club fitness programme on a budget 

Hockey clubs are always striving to be their best, enabling players to express their individual skills and develop their talent. One of the cornerstones of a high performing club is a physical preparation programme, which optimises performance whilst mitigating...

Hockey Matters: Bouncing back from injury

In my experience working in a variety of sports, there are three periods when it is toughest for players. No.1 when they’ve lost a game; No.2 when they haven’t been selected, and No. 3 when they are injured.  All...

Hockey Matters: Strength and conditioning tips for goalkeepers

Hockey goalkeepers have unique requirements, from a technical, physical, psychological and tactical perspective.  Not only do goalkeepers need to be agile, reactive and explosive, they also need to be able to repeat these high-intensity actions over the course of a...
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Laura Unsworth: England and GB’s underappreciated great of world hockey

If you were to name the modern day greats from Great Britain’s women’s squad, the list would most likely...
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