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England Hockey posts financial accounts amid funding uncertainty

By Richard Bright England Hockey’s year-end accounts look in decent shape as the national governing body looks to further develop the visibility of the …

Can FIH and Hockey Pro League prosper amid economic impact?

By Rod Gilmour “Sometimes”, proclaimed the Daily Mail‘s chief sports writer Martin Samuel, “there is great benefit in obscurity. In …

The Mental Game: Why anxiety is nothing to be afraid of

Whatever the situation there will be matches that are hailed as ‘crunch’ games and can lead to feelings of nervousness and anxiety at both team and …

Hockey clubs begin to apply for emergency fund relief

By Richard Bright Fourteen hockey clubs in England have so far applied for Sport England’s Community Emergency Fund following the coronavirus pandemic. …

Dutch youth hockey returns with national teams to train from 1.5m

Holland’s men’s and women’s national teams will be allowed to resume training from Friday – albeit with a limited group and with a 1.5 …

TikTok hails Sam Ward’s creativity as nation gets on board

Social media giant TikTok has hailed the exploits of the #IsolationGames, inspired by Sam Ward‘s brilliant and unrehearsed take on Olympic sports. Ward, …

England Hockey: We must hit the ground running for new season

By Rod Gilmour England Hockey’s chief executive has expressed a collective desire to be ready for the new season “in a way we have never been ready …

GB Hockey men train heroic in adapting to life in lockdown

GB men have used training app to keep players fit and healthy on road to Tokyo 2.0 Paul Stretch, GB Hockey men’s lead strength and conditioning coach, …

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 …

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 …