Sunday, July 25, 2021

Field Hockey Tips

Keeping hockey active during lockdown

Hockey enthusiasts and pros used their initiative to keep up training and their love of the game during the first lockdown. Take some inspiration for lockdown 2. Looking at drab paving proved too much for Jonathan Forey, who purchased some...

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 players in this outbreak period is a lack of intensity, expressed through velocity or high magnitude of...

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...

Field Hockey Kit: Keeping your shins safe

Protection is essential for all hockey players. We have all heard the tales in the clubhouse of the occasional horrific injury, sometimes caused by not wearing the correct protective equipment. So, which shinpads should we be looking at and...

Chrismas nutrition for hockey players: Survival tips

Christmas is a dietary nightmare, particularly if your goals include anything other than optimising your ability to watch repeats of classic television shows while falling asleep on the sofa, writes Ed Caddye. According to some (mainstream media, and therefore potentially...

The humble push up: hockey fitness

We all detest them – coaches even use them as punishment for poor play in training – but the push up has plenty going for it when it comes to hockey. Push ups exercise your upper body while at the...
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Tokyo Olympics Hockey: Ireland women ready to take on Holland

Sarah Torrans says the Green Army will “show the world what we can do” against the world No 1...
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