How To Tackle in Field Hockey With Eva De Goede (2 x Olympic Gold Medalist)

Being a striker myself I have the tendency to focus more on attacking skills, so for a change I decided to bring in one of the best field female hockey players in the world to teach you how to tackle in field hockey. It’s my good friend, the dutch international and triple Olympian Eva De…

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How To Be Confident in Field Hockey

One of the most common questions I get from hockey players is “How can I be more confident?” This is an important question because you could have all the skills in the world but if you’re not confident when you walk onto the pitch then half the battle has already been lost. Watch the video…

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3 Field Hockey Drills You Can Do At Home

Want to improve your field hockey skills but don’t have much space or access to an astroturf? That’s why I’ve put together 3 effective field hockey drills to improve agility that can you anywhere with just 5-10m of space. With agility being a large part of hockey, these drills focus on short and sharp movements while…

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7 Tips To Mentally Prepare For Field Hockey Tournaments

Playing in a tournament often brings about several challenges that are not experienced in your average weekly hockey match. Check out this video (or read below) for tips on how to be at your best every game in a tournament. GET THE FREE 8 STEPS TRAINING HERE With many possible distractions, unfamiliar or unexpected circumstances surrounding…

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How Ellie Became A Professional Hockey Player

Many hockey players dream of playing for their country and very few get the opportunity to play hockey as their full-time career. What does it take to break into the top level and to ultimately get paid to play hockey? I recently spoke to HPA member and England & GB International, Ellie Rayer who recently made her Senior International…

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David Harte’s Top 5 Hockey Goalkeeper Tips

We recently featured a “What makes a great Striker, Midfielder & Defender“ series, so today we are focussing on Goalkeepers. Who better to ask than one of the best goalkeepers in the world of hockey, Ireland’s David Harte. I recently asked David what he thinks makes a great goalkeeper, here’s what he said: David Harte’s Top…

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7 Tips For Developing Explosive Speed On The Hockey Field

In the modern game of hockey, speed can be a huge advantage. It could be the difference between winning a 50/50, closing down a dragflicker at a short corner, bursting into space which creates a dangerous attack or making that crucial interception. When talking about speed in hockey, there are however various things to consider:…

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Field Hockey Coaching Insights From Australian Coach

Want to gain some insights from an international coach? Check out this video interview we did where you can expect some field hockey coaching insights from the Junior National Coach, Tim White. VIDEO INTERVIEW: What Makes a Great Coach? Enjoy this post? Come Join Us! Signup below to get fresh hockey tips, inspiration and insights delivered straight to your…

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‘Playing In Front Of A Big Crowd’ With England & Australia Hockey Junior Internationals

During the Junior Hockey World Cup we’ve been doing a few interviews with some of the key players to find out what it takes to make that level… The last two interviews we did were with German internationals:  What Separates Good Players That Miss Out From Players That Make It How To Reach The Next Level…

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What Really Separates Good Players (With Potential) That Miss Out From Players That Make The Cut

Many hockey players dream of playing at a World Cup or the Olympics, but only a few make it… What is it that separates good players who have potential but miss out and are overlooked from the players that make it? As an outsider it may seem that it’s skill or ability but in most cases, that is…

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