Coaching

Train like a GB hockey Olympian

Paul Stretch, GB men’s lead strength and conditioning coach, gives us an insight into hockey-specific training The main potential issue for the GB …

Eat like a hockey pro: Banana oat muffins recipe

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 …

Women’s coach Mark Hager on GB Hockey isolation and love of animals

Mark Hager, the Australian coach of the GB women’s team, could easily have been living in solitude during the coronavirus pandemic, with no family, cats …

Keeping hockey active during lockdown

Since lockdown, hockey enthusiasts and pros have used their initiative to keep up training and their love of the game Looking at drab paving proved too much …

Marlow’s young leader programme is force to be reckoned with

Marlow HC’s Kate Porter on success of club’s young leader programme Having coached young people in club and school hockey for the last 20 years, I have …

Inside Coaching: Two’s company, three’s a crowd in hockey

You’ve got a brilliant game lined up at training, an even number of players and then suddenly another player turns up, or even worse, someone gets injured. …

How Belper continues to punch above its weight

Australian coach has returned to a club where he first set down roots Celebrating 30 years of Women’s National League Hockey, with Investec In an ideal …

Why world hockey has uphill task in tackling reverse hit dangers at junior level

  By Sophie Penney The International Hockey Federation (FIH) says that at grassroots hockey it is struggling to collect sufficient data used to assess …

Inside Coaching: The new hockey coach

With new seasons well under way, columnist Todd Williams hands out advice to those starting in a new role overseeing players It doesn’t matter what the …

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 …