Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Field Hockey equipment

Women’s Hockey World Cup shirts: Squad kits ranked and rated

Four years ago, we gritted our teeth and requested all 16 nations' home and away kits in a bid to rank the 2018 World Cup's finest strips. By hook or by crook, we got there in the end. For...

Anna Toman: We must have a voice when it comes to sports kit, feel and sizes

Our columnist ponders how many talented players have been lost to hockey at a young age due to a lack of comfortable sports kit available Last year, I started looking into an on-pitch requirement which as far as I know...
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Hockey stick review: Adidas Kromaskin.1 

Adidas Kromaskin.1  Make: Adidas  Model: Kromaskin.1  Shape: Choasfury (formerly AX)  Bow: Ultra Low – 24mm, 200mm from head  Carbon: 95% premium grade Carbon  Price: c. £300  Features:  Hypetex Kromaskin technology wrapping the stick shaft which enhances power generation and stick durability.  Epoxy core in the head of the...

Hockey Stick Reviews: Best guide on latest sticks to suit your ability

Our equipment expert RUPERT BARKER tries out the latest sticks to hit the market and makes his verdict We provide video analysis for each stick, detailing full product specs and design, and offering our assessment of which sticks are suited...

Hockey could soon have a ‘smart’ ball for game and player data

A microchip inside a hockey ball could soon be the talk of hockey, according to inventors of a revolutionary cricket smart ball which tracks power and revolutions. Australian outfit Kookaburra has collaborated with SportCor to develop the Smart Ball, the...

Spare a thought for Olympics hockey goalkeepers as Tokyo sizzles

TOKYO -- Athletes performing across a range of sports at Tokyo 2020 have struggled to cope with the searing Japanese summer - but few can be feeling the heat as much as hockey's masked and gloved goalkeepers. Australia's Andrew Charter...

Choosing the right hockey stick: Buyer’s guide and top tips

It is important to understand that the hockey stick and player must be regarded as a partnership. Without a player the stick is an inanimate object and without a stick the player is unable to play! Thinking of the...

Sports bras aim to boost Tokyo Olympic performance

More than a quarter of Great Britain elite female athletes experience breast pain from sports bras which affected training and being able to compete. Of the 70 women surveyed by the English Institute of Sport (EIS), 94 per cent wore...

France hockey signs Le Coq Sportif deal

Iconic French clothing brand Le Coq Sportif said it was "proud to be alongside the Blues" after signing a four-year deal with the national teams. France's men, women and youth teams will wear new jerseys up until 2025 as the...

Hockey goal pioneer Ron Harrod passes away

Tributes have been paid to pioneering goal manufacturer Ron Harrod, who has died aged 89. Founder of Suffolk-based Harrod UK, Ron started his company in Lowestoft in the 1950s and had a long relationship in hockey, having sponsored the newly-formed...
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TigerTurf’s key hockey role in record-breaking Commonwealth Games

The Kidderminster-based turf specialist TigerTurf had particular reason to be pleased when the Commonwealth Games was announced as being...
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