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Hockey coaching: Know where the ground is

By Todd Willams As most players know, the two circles are where most of all the important stuff happens in a game of hockey. Whether you’re in defence …

‘More female coaches’: Hockey on a mission to change gender imbalance

By Sophie Penney There is big room for improvement in the percentage of women in high performance coaching, leadership roles and umpiring in hockey, according …

Hockey coaching: Start body position at early age

In every print issue, we bring you tips from the stars and leading coaches. Here, GB’s Harry Martin stresses the importance of maintaining body position …

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 …

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 …

Scottish ace Sarah Robertson hails hockey mentor Janet Jack

We speak to Scotland’s Sarah Robertson as she looks to fulfill Olympic dream Hockey is filled with multi-talented stars and Sarah Robertson is no …

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. …

25 years on, it’s time we had discussions on reverse stick hits in hockey

There have always been some head-scratching rules in our game that have made it, at times, a little more dangerous than it should be, writes Todd Williams …

A hockey Christmas wish list: umpire support, parahockey, indoors and cards

No turkeys here! The Hockey Paper’s columnist Todd Williams creates his 10-point vision to make hockey a better place in 2020  Dear Santa, I’ve just …