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How Jeroen Hertzberger Went From Playing 2nd Team To The Olympic Games

Not many people realise the struggles players go through to get to the top level, not just physically but mentally too. To be the best you have to commit 100% and do the work that others aren’t prepared to do, especially when no-one is watching. Today’s inspiration comes from Double Olympian and International Superstar, Jeroen…

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3 Essential Things To Take Your Hockey To The Next Level

When field hockey players want to improve their game or reach a higher level the first thing they tend to do is focus on their skills or fitness, but there may be other essential factors you haven’t even thought about that could be more effective for reaching your hockey goals. If you’ve ever tried to…

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How To Be More Consistent in Field Hockey

Have you ever wondered why one day you play a great game of hockey but then another game you start to doubt yourself, lose confidence or get frustrated because you’re not playing like you know you can? Sometimes you bring your A game and other times it feels like you’ve lost that ability and you start to second guess…

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Inspiring Story: How Missing Out on Selection Helped Cody Reached The Next Level in Hockey

“A setback is the start of all great achievements” People often give up when they are faced with rejection, disappointment or missing out on selection, choosing to believe that they’re simply not good enough. Instead of giving up on his dreams, missing out on selection only made Cody want it more so he decided to…

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Field Hockey Defense Tips

There is so much emphasis on attacking skills in hockey, but not that much on field hockey defensive skills. In the video below we take you through some field hockey defense tips that will help you improve your tackling to win more ball. We talk about the right body position, how to approach the attacker…

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Try These TWO Field Hockey Skills Challenges

There is nothing like a challenge to get the competitive juices flowing… So, in the video below are two field hockey skills challenges for you to try! The first challenge is a test of hand/eye co-ordination (Flipping the stick) The second challenge is a test of your passing or shooting accuracy (3 tyre) We went…

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Tips For Playing Field Hockey In The Heat

Have you ever struggled to play hockey when it’s really hot? This week’s question is: “How do I play field hockey in the heat?” In this video I’m going to share a few tips that will help you on those hot days… WANT FREE HOCKEY TIPS? Signup below to watch the free training called the…

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5 Ways To Improve Goal Scoring in Field Hockey

Scoring a goal in hockey is one of the best feelings, especially if you’re a striker or an attacking midfielder. For some it may be the feeling you get inside when the ball hits the backboard, while for others it’s the celebration with team mates and the high fives. So, the question is: How can you…

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The Belgotex Elite Club Challenge

For the second year, my hockey club Western Province Cricket Club (yes we play hockey) were fortunate to be invited to the Belgotex Elite Club Challenge, with all expenses paid. This is a prestigious tournament played at Riverside Hockey Club in Durban every year, showcasing some of the best male and female players in South…

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Which Field Hockey Position Is Best For You?

Ever wondered if you’re playing in the right position on the hockey field? Should you be a striker? Midfielder? Or defender? First, you need to identify your strengths and what role you are best at, so watch the video to get my thoughts on each of these. In this video I answer the Q: Which…

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