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Women’s Hockey World Cup: newcomers’ guide to watching professional game

New to the game or an amateur wanting to learn from the best? The Hockey Coach, Todd Williams, takes you through what to look out for at the Vitality …

Maddie Hinch: In my hockey goalkeeper pads, I think I’m 6ft tall and own the joint

England goalkeeper Maddie Hinch reveals the mindset which has set her apart in the world game When you’re playing really well, you don’t know what …

Support muscles and joints with kinesiology tape Toro Pro

In the spirit of the return of hockey to our Olympic Park in the 2018 World Cup, Toro Pro is proud to be supporting our England Hockey team throughout their …

Hockey coaching camps: Join Georgie Twigg and Dan Fox in Sardinia

Georgie Twigg MBE, the 2016 Rio Olympic gold medallist, and two-time Olympian Dan Fox will once again be heading up the coaching academy at ProSticks in …

Team cultures acknowledge failures to create lasting sporting culture

Kate Richardson-Walsh, along wife wife Helen, are a duo in demand in leadership speeches. Here, one listening headmaster says the next challenge as individuals …

Field hockey coaching: four stages of goalkeeper kicking

Fortitude Hockey, the goalkeeping experts, brings you the latest top advice in how to improve between the posts Plenty of time and money is supposedly spent on …

Key to coaching is balance and having empathy for your athletes

By The Hockey Paper Danny Kerry, the England and GB women’s coach, believes that working with female athletes sees them “taking things to …

The making of Mark Knowles: Australia’s inspired hockey leader

Mark Knowles retired from hockey after leading Kookaburras to a sixth Commonwealth gold. Here, columnist Todd Williams salutes an Australian sporting great, …

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 …

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