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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How Cameron Became More Confident in Field Hockey

It seemed like just yesterday when I first came into contact with Cameron, a 15 year old from England. He was motivated but he felt a bit stuck with what to do to improve his game. At times he doubted himself which was a symptom of not knowing what to focus on. That’s when he…

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The Blindfolded Drag Flick Crossbar Challenge

Everyone loves a challenge, so today we go up against Hockey Heroes TV from the Netherlands. In the video below we take them on in their Blindfolded Drag Flick Crossbar Challenge, which includes some funny moments. It’s harder than it looks so you should try it too! We also challenge them (and you) to see…

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How To Improve Goal Scoring In Field Hockey

Are you a striker or midfielder wanting to score goals? In this video Lauren shares a few ways on how to improve goal scoring in field hockey: WANT MORE TIPS? Get FREE access to exclusive training for strikers and attacking midfielders on how you can score more goals: The 7 Key Components To Scoring Goals…

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How To Prepare For Field Hockey Trials

Trials can be pretty daunting for some because we tend to put so much pressure on ourselves to perform. Often we focus so much on the outcome of getting selected that we forget about the process. There are some great players that underperform in trials because they allow their nerves to get the better of…

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Prevent Overuse Injuries In Field Hockey With Foam Rolling

As a hockey player there’s a chance that you can get injured at any point. It’s the risk most of us are willing to take because we love the sport so much. But many injuries can be prevented if we manage our body better, especially when it comes to overuse injuries, which are so common in hockey. One…

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The Best Explosive Exercise For Speed And Agility In Field Hockey

People often make the mistake of thinking that playing hockey is just about cardio or endurance fitness, but there are actually a few factors that lead to that tired feeling we can get when we’re fatigued in a game. One key area of being hockey fit is explosive acceleration and agility, not just in a…

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A Simple Exercise To Improve Ball Control in Field Hockey

Have you ever wondered how to improve ball control in field hockey? In this video Lauren Penny, former International Hockey Player & Performance Coach shares a simple exercise you can do to improve your ball control on the hockey field: WANT MORE HOCKEY TIPS? Get access to the 8 steps to reach the next level…

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One Trick To Boost Your Explosiveness On The Hockey Field

Today I’m going to share something that I wish someone had told me many years ago… This one trick will help you to be explosive from the moment the whistle blows so that you win more 50/50 balls and make an impact in the game straight away. It will also reduce your risk of injury…

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