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Field hockey coaching: How to move effectively as a goalkeeper

In our previous top tips section we explained how to adopt an effective set position. Here we look at good movement in goal. SPRINT TRAINING MATTERS Goalkeeping is both a reactive and pro-active position. It is key to be able to...

Field hockey goalkeeper kit: tips on how to buy and key checklist

Fortitude Hockey guide you through their top tips for beginners’ kit for those fans who have decided that being padded up is the right position for you. CHECKLIST You’ve seen Maddie Hinch do the saves, but the key ingredients in her...

Field hockey coaching: Goalkeeper’s ready or set position in seven easy steps

By FORTITUDE HOCKEY To be set for a save is vital. It is also very controllable and easy to practice. Depending on the individual goalkeeper’s strength, stability and flexibility everyone will be slightly different. Here are some key steps you...

Rules: FIH sweeps long sticks into touch

Hockey sticks will be limited to a maximum length of 105cm (41.3inches) at the 2014 World Cup. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has moved to clamp down on the 'broom' stick used by Racing Club de Bruxelles and Belgian international Jeremy Gucassoff...

Why field hockey goalkeepers are so important at World Cups

With the World Cup almost here, the teams participating are starting to formulate their strategies on how they will see off their competition and get their hands on that coveted trophy. Big tournaments are won and lost on the...

Beth Storry

GB and England’s number one goalkeeper is a woman of many talents. Beth Storry was selected as keeper of the tournament at the 2010 World Cup, is a fluent Dutch speaker, financial expert, and a baking enthusiast. Perhaps surprisingly for...
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Ayeisha McFerran issues appeal after hockey World Cup medal stolen

Ireland women's goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran has appealed for the return of her World Cup silver medal after it was...
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