Friday, May 27, 2022

Schools Hockey

The state school team competing with ‘freedom and confidence

“I have seen it first hand where all you have to do is turn up at the schools and already the students are on the back foot,” says Lottie Porter, a PE teacher at Great Marlow School. “They walk...

‘Football doesn’t contribute to school pupils in the way hockey does’

One passionate hockey mother says that pitch upgrades to suit football is having detrimental effect on other sports Our local, high ranking state comprehensive school in Hertfordshire has a sand hockey pitch which is in need of renewal/replacement this academic...

Readers’ respond: State school hockey provision

During our coverage on state school hockey and the need to grow provision, we have been inundated with responses on email and social media. Here is a selection Actioning state school issues is hardest of all Izzy Gardiner has caused a...

Durham Hockey Juniors aim to develop and drive community sport

After 18 pandemic-ridden months, 50 youngsters were recently back playing on the two international standard pitches dedicated to hockey at Durham University’s Sports and Wellbeing Park at Maiden Castle. Durham Hockey Juniors (DHJ) is a community hockey venture which sees...

Framlingham School benefit from hockey streaming first

Framlingham College hockey are benefiting from an investment into video technology and claiming to be the first of its kind at any school or club in the UK. The Suffolk-based school is using software from 360 Sports Intelligence, with ball...

F1 great partners England Hockey to reduce sports-related injury in young

Former F1 team boss Ron Dennis has launched a foundation to address sports-related injuries in 11 to 18-year-olds, partnering with England Hockey and other major sports with a multi-million pound investment over the next decade. Podium Analytics, which launched at...

Creating best athletes: Making sense of England Hockey’s talent development

One hockey coach, writing anonymously, runs the rule over the financial impact of England Hockey’s new Talent Academy plan and asks whether athletes will thrive or become disenchanted Why does the Talent Centre (TC) and Talent Academy (TA) framework make...

England Hockey aspires to network of Talent Schools under new vision

England Hockey will work with around 25 educational sites under its new Talent Schools framework, the national governing body aiming to work with a network of schools within its junior development strategy. England Hockey revealed that there will be a...

Hockey needs to take leap into the dark to reflect our overall society

All children can gain equal access to hockey facilities but there is no easy short-term solution, writes PHIL BAILEY From what has been reported into the current debate into the inclusiveness of hockey and the divide between the private/state...

‘Embracing change’: Leicester leads way on hockey inclusion and accessibility

It is the ambition of many a hockey club to become more integrated into their local community and a shining example of this is Leicester City Hockey Club, writes DAISY FORD. After the introduction of Healthy Activities and Food (HAF)...
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Final teams secure berths for men’s Hockey World Cup 2023

The 16 teams for the 2023 men's World Cup have now been confirmed following results at the ongoing Asia...
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