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Field hockey tests: JDH -APX 795 and Grays G7500 shoe

JDH -APX 795 RRP: £265 The JDH APX795 is the top-of-the-range stick from Jamie Dwyer’s own company JDH – Jamie Dwyer Hockey. The APX795 has a custom …

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 …

Review: Roxy’s Yoga Conditioning Total Body Workout – Fit for Life Series

Hockey is a great game but it does some strange things to your body. Playing a crouched-over running game does take its toll over the years – just listen to …

Core strength: The side plank

The push-up exercise we covered in the previous issue will strengthen your core muscles. You can extend this even further by incorporating the side plank into …

Germany rules indoors; England relegated

England will not be represented at next year’s indoor world cup after both men’s and women’s sides were relegated from the top-level European …

Norman Hughes: the player who refused to move south from Wakefield

Wakefield’s Norman Hughes made his name as a dynamic left-midfielder in the Great Britain side of the mid-80s. Since then, he’s established himself as one …

Hockey’s torchbearer for the Gulf: Oman

Oman may not be well-known to European hockey fans, but the Gulf nation has the longest and deepest affiliation with the sport of any country in the region, …

Maddie Hinch perfect start: England’s new custodian on her blooming career

Has a goalkeeper ever taken to international hockey as quickly as Maddie Hinch? In her first season as England’s number one Hinch picked up goalkeeper of the …

The National Hockey Museum: two years old and going strong

The National Hockey Museum has passed its second birthday in its home in Woking. Why Woking you may ask? Well, if you are homeless and someone offers you an …

Maddie Hinch: Goalkeeping – genes, culture or just lucky?

So, England has a new hero, or, rather, another new hero. George Pinner, keeper of the tournament at the World League Finals in January, is the second England …