HPA Success Story: How Kyme Went From Shadow To International Masters Player

After a two year quest Kyme Rowe from Australia became an International Masters hockey player, despite a number of setbacks she has faced including being named a shadow player (reserve) for two years in a row. Kyme had potential growing up as a teenager but she failed to go further as she didn’t believe in…

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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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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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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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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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The Best Field Hockey Skills To Beat A Player

Have you ever wondered how to beat a player in field hockey? In the video below Lauren shares some of the best field hockey skills to beat a player…    

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4 Steps To Being More Resilient In Field Hockey

How do you react when you make a mistake or have a bad game? What about if you get dropped or face some kind of setback such as injury? One of the key traits of a great hockey player, especially at the higher levels, is the ability to keep fighting despite any setbacks you face.…

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