Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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Inside Coaching: The new hockey coach

With new seasons well under way, columnist Todd Williams hands out advice to those starting in a new role overseeing players It doesn’t matter what the level, it’s always exciting to start coaching a new team. Being asked to guide...

Every field hockey hit needs a target and repetition for success

Opinion Of the many highlights that the 2019 FIH Pro League provided, few can rival Germany’s third goal against Great Britain in their clash at Lee Valley. Indeed, if you are reading this somewhere quiet, then wander outside or open...

Should hockey follow rugby for ‘no winners’ coaching policy?

By Helen Richardson-Walsh | Opinion I’m saddened when I see and hear stories of youngsters, at school level in particular, where the competition isn’t as strong, and who are encouraged to pass to the ‘best’ player, whose job is to...

Hockey World Cup 2018: England, Belgium, Netherlands and Australia in frame

ODISHA HOCKEY WORLD CUP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW GUIDE Analysis And then there were four. Emulating the achievement of their footballing countrymen, England were first to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals with a tough and inspired performance against Argentina. France had already shown...

Wearing Kinesio tape for hockey? Get advice for best results

By Natalie Turner | Comment It seems a distant memory watching Vets play on a late Saturday afternoon with my team-mates having to drink two fingers of snakebite and black every time someone who was wearing a tubigrip touched the...

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Why penalty corners remain stategic art

Top goalkeeper Abi Walker says that penalty corners at the Hockey World Cup should be admired for last ditch acts to score - and save goals Basketball has the slam dunk, tennis an overhead smash, and then there's the cover...

Taking images at the Hockey World Cup

By Umpire Cam As much as the mobile phone manufacturers tell us about the wonders of the camera in their newest models, they will have their limitations.   Phone cameras are definitely improving rapidly and are excellent for taking certain types...

Guide to watching professional hockey: Rules and coaching tips

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 Women's Hockey World Cup Speed International hockey is fast. Sometimes though it...

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 else is going on around you. If I think back to my best performances, I couldn't...

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 journey. As worn by our ambassador Georgie Twigg throughout her...
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‘Player-coach relationship is critical to success’

Tips from the top | Jen Wilson Teams I have worked with who have been successful with the balance is...
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