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Darcy Bourne: Hockey Mentors supports my commitment to increasing diversity

In the second part of the series, England's Darcy Bourne on why she is supporting the non-profit project Having grown up in a predominantly white area, I got used to being the only black or mixed race person in any...

‘It’s time to lift hockey’s inclusion barriers – we are missing out on so much talent’

In the first of an exclusive series on the Hockey Mentors Project, founder Jack Childs explains why he created the newly-launched concept alongside star players Lots of people were talking about increasing the talent pool in English/GB Hockey. We needed...

February half-term hockey camps: Remote skills coaching with MT13

Looking to get your children hockey active in Lockdown 3.0? MT13 has launched its February half-term hockey camp offerings which will see a series of innovative courses run remotely. At the beginning of Lockdown 3.0, MT13 finished what it believes...

Karen Brown to mentor UK Sport aim of doubling female coaches

Former GB Hockey women's coach Karen Brown will mentor a new UK Sport programme which aims to more than double the representation of female coaches in the Olympic and Paralympic high-performance community by the Paris Olympics in 2024. Currently, only...

Lilly Holmes, 13, in running for sportswomen of year award

When Lilly Holmes' mum received an email from the Sunday Times revealing that she had been shortlisted for the prestigious Sportswomen of the Year awards it came as "a complete shock" for the 13-year-old hockey player. That she was nominated...

Robbie Fowler to use hockey in Indian adventure

Robbie Fowler, the former Liverpool footballer, has revealed he has been watching the FIH Pro League in lockdown to enhance his own coaching skills. Hockey has long been an influencer for football players and coaches and Fowler says that the...

Hockey coaching: Getting the ball in the right position to pass

By Todd Williams Next time you watch a game of hockey, take note of the weak or inaccurate passes. Almost certainly you’ll see that most of them will have come about because the player has not been able to get...

Hockey coaching: Tips from the top

We bring you the best tips and hockey advice from the stars and leading coaches Lizzie Neal’s defence Initially, I struggled coming into the Great Britain programme as I found the players really quick and able to dart the ball past...

How GB Hockey coaching hub has inspired during lockdown

The sight of empty pitches during lockdown and the hundreds of coaches across the UK unable to deliver sessions to eager players has clearly left a void. But England Hockey has seen an invasion online during the pandemic, with its...

How do I become a better hockey defender?

Our resident coaching expert Todd Williams has been giving the best advice for budding juniors since 2017 Q: My favourite player is Hollie Pearne-Webb. How do I become a better defender? That’s great that you identified such a fantastic defender as...
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Olympics Hockey: Argentina set up Netherlands clash for women’s gold

Netherlands women will blare out Queen's Don't Stop Me Now on the team bus on the way to the...
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