Thursday, October 28, 2021

Features

England Hockey: There is a place for every coach with a desire to support young people 

Ed Barney, England Hockey’s performance director, and Heather Williams, head of elite talent development, speak to THP to on the sport’s new talent strategy framework What is the measure of success for the new talent strategy plan? There are some bold...

England Hockey pathway: ‘Biggest issue is that we are losing parents’

There is a “dark cloud” hanging over Tiverton White Eagles Juniors. The Devon-based side claim to be already losing junior players - and with it, much-needed volunteers - to a club earmarked as an accredited Talent Centre under England...

John-John Dohmen: I would have had heart attack at Hockey World Cup

Exclusive: Belgium star discusses his life-threatening pneumonia at the 2018 World Cup and why he is playing on until Paris Olympics Fifteen minutes after the Olympic men’s final, as others were celebrating with a glass and a cigar, then...

Covering the basics: 5 changes you can make to improve your hockey performance

Trying to navigate through the minefield of online nutrition, working out what is good and bad nutrition is near impossible. DAN RICHARDSON plans to build your knowledge in nutrition specific for hockey and we begin with the 5 key components for...

October half-term hockey camps: Elevate your game

Following a review of its summer 2021 camps and in response to feedback from players and parents, MT13 have introduced new revolutionary equipment and have refreshed many of the drills and activities incorporated on our 2 Day Camps. These...

Lucy Hyams revels in Hampstead & Westminster’s forward-thinking approach

A day after scoring the only goal against Uni of Birmingham as Hampstead & Westminster continued their fine start atop the Vitality Women’s Premier Division table, Lucy Hyams was out in the Yorkshire Dales. Hyams, 27, is a charities business...

Hockey Social: Miriam Pritchard on illustrating, white trouser regrets and influences

In our regular anything goes Q&A, we speak to players and coaches on topics ranging from temptations, influences, fashion sense and match teas. This week: GB EDP and Hampstead & Westminster goalkeeper Miriam Pritchard At home What was your earliest ambition?I...

How are you preparing your body for playing hockey?  

In our exclusive video series, Heidi Wells, England over-50s Masters player and chartered physiotherapist, talks about the importance of Sports Body Conditioning, as she discusses and explains the importance of our body core and the muscle groups that make up this key body area.  Heidi...

‘We need better joined-up thinking for English hockey to find success’

UHC Hamburg was buzzing with activity last weekend. Not only were the Bundesliga side hosting the Women's EHL Ranking Cup, but the German under-16 north finals were also taking place. On days like these, the sport comes alive. "This is...

Hockey umpire racks up 19 years and 500 matches not out

National League umpire Rob Jenkins became the first to clock up 500 games at the top level in English hockey last weekend and says friendships and camaraderie have kept him going. Jenkins began umpiring in 1999 before taking on his...
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Hockey Social: Does Great Britain set-up miss true talent at trials?

Is there a better way to choose the next set of talent to make the grade at Great Britain...
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