Thursday, July 7, 2022

hockey goalkeeping

Win £400 of Mercian goalkeeper foam for your school or hockey club

The Hockey Paper is leading a campaign to find a worthy recipient of a set of junior goalkeeping foam donated by Simon Mason, of Mercian. The Kit was a prize for the winning team at a recent Masters tournament at...

UK summer hockey camps: Fortitude, goalkeeping specialists

Fortitude Goalies are passionate and committed to delivering expert coaching to all levels of goalkeepers in the UK and abroad for their long term development. They have been guiding goalkeepers on their journey to reach their goals and becoming...

Ollie Payne: ‘Goalkeeper style Mark Hickman has brought into UK hockey suits me’

A smile spreads across Ollie Payne’s face as he opens up on his meteoric rise to become England and GB No.1 and the little club in Totnes which gave him the grounding. “For me Dart HC was perfect,” says...

Hockey Matters: Strength and conditioning tips for goalkeepers

Hockey goalkeepers have unique requirements, from a technical, physical, psychological and tactical perspective.  Not only do goalkeepers need to be agile, reactive and explosive, they also need to be able to repeat these high-intensity actions over the course of a...

‘Balance is something alot of goalkeepers struggle with’

Surbiton’s Ore Ogunlana talks about how a focus on balance has helped his goalkeeping For me it’s all been about balance this season. When someone has come in to take a shot, it has been about remaining totally balanced. Once...

Develop hockey goalkeepers – don’t develop ‘a goalkeeper’

Have a group of players develop as goalkeepers and as field players at the same time, says PETER D'CRUZ During the fundamentals learning period for young players in a club or school programme, please don't make the mistake made in...

David Harte: Self-assurance is crucial as a hockey goalkeeper

When you trust yourself, you stop behaving as erratically. I learnt to stop myself from sliding out of goal, flying around the D when you don’t need to be.  The first game I played in the Netherlands, I learnt very...

How to keep hockey goalkeepers engaged and recognised as team member

Goalkeepers are infamously named ‘crazy’ or told that they ‘have a screw loose’ but despite us being oddly wired we still have a desire to be part of the team, writes DAISY FORD Obviously, goalkeepers' input into the team differs from the outfielders so we...

India’s ‘Wall’ PR Sreejesh stands apart at Tokyo Olympics

PR Sreejesh read over 50 books during the pandemic. On Sunday, he scripted a memorable, yet unfinished chapter in the twilight of his career. Two years ago, at the 2018 men's World Cup, injury issues seemed to be plaguing Sreejesh....

‘Real competitor’: Germany’s Alex Stadler rise from English school to Tokyo Olympics

IMOGEN AINSWORTH on how 21-year-old goalkeeper Alex Stadler’s rise to the Germany Olympic hockey team was nurtured with fun and dedication at one English school Alex Stadler’s seemingly rapid rise to the top - to become Germany’s No.1 choice goalkeeper...
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