Monday, June 27, 2022

Health

Masters: How do you prepare to play hockey?  

Heidi Wells, England Over 50s Masters player and Chartered Physiotherapist, demonstrates how she prepares to play hockey Using a simple session on her mat incorporating dynamic stretches to prepare and activate her muscles before hockey training and matches.   What are you...

Why the old Sam Ward wouldn’t have got through the Covid bubbles

I spent almost three months in isolation during 2021. Pre-trip quarantine, actual quarantine, the tournament itself - where you are chaperoned to the gym, or to the pitch, and then back to the hockey hotel again - and then...

‘Do hockey players know where defibrillators are?’ Masters player calls for more action

A masters player who was saved by a defibrillator after suffering a cardiac arrest on the hockey pitch says everyone should know where one is. Seven years ago this month, Roger Lomas was playing hockey at Abbeydale Sports Ground when...

Roger Lomas installed a defibrillator at the squash club – 10 years later it saved him on the hockey pitch

Seven years ago this weekend, Roger Lomas was playing hockey at Abbeydale Sports Ground when he keeled over at half-time and suffered a cardiac arrest. As chairman of the squash side of the Yorkshire venue, Lomas had been involved...

Hockey reset: How a hockey player can become their best in 2022

Our nutrition expert continues his two-part series across discussing his top new year tips for you to become the very best hockey player TOP PERFORMANCE IMPROVERS  Increase Your Carbohydrate Intake  Carbs provide you energy for training. If you don’t have enough carbohydrates, your performance will...

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...

January reset: How a hockey player can become their best in 2022

This month our nutrition expert Dan Richardson provides a two-part article across this week, discussing his top new year tips for you to become the very best hockey player this year Variety is Key Eating the same foods all the time...

Festivities and fitness: How to still eat for hockey success

This month, our nutrition expert is here to guide you through the festive period, showing how to eat for hockey success whilst enjoying the festivities  First up… The ‘80/20 Rule’  The ‘80/20 Rule’, what even is it and why should you implement it during...

Dutch player raises money after revealing cervical cancer recovery

A Dutch big league player has revealed how her "desire to have children, play top sport and have a social career" was nearly jeopardised after being diagnosed with cervical cancer. Daphne Voormolen, 30, was diagnosed in February but after participating...

‘Strikingly overlooked’: Foundation sets out agenda to stem youth sports injury

Ron Dennis, the founder and chairman of Podium Analytics, says that sports injury in the youth is "strikingly overlooked" following its partnership with England Hockey and other major sports in a multi-million pound investment over the next decade. The partnership...
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UK summer hockey camps: Williams Hockey Coaching

The aim of Williams Hockey Coaching is to give players, no matter what their level or age, a clear...
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