Field Hockey Elimination Drill | Beat Your Player In a 1v1

Want to beat players in a 1 v 1? Try this elimination drill to improve your field hockey elimination skills.

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7 Ways To Improve Your Confidence in Field Hockey

Think of a time when you were at your best… I bet you felt confident. Too many players rely on feeling confident on game day in order to play well. While this can work sometimes it’s NOT reliable which means you won’t play your best consistently. But, imagine if you could learn how to become more self confident…

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How Rachel Went From Club Player To International Masters Hockey In Just 12 Months

In sport, there is often a huge emphasis placed on getting results… This week I had a catchup chat with a HPA Member who has seen massive results in the last 12 months. Rachel is a great example of someone who took action on what she learn’t, proving how accountability and a deliberate focus can produce the results…

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7 Most Memorable Field Hockey Moments at Rio 2016 Olympics

How exciting has the Rio 2016 Olympics been? Field hockey got so much attention at the Games, but unfortunately many people weren’t able to watch as many games as they would’ve liked because of the time differences. There were so many magical moments that I want to highlight but I couldn’t possibly mention them all, so here are…

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Meet USA Field Hockey Super Striker: Katie Bam

Katie Bam, formerly Katie O’Donnell is one of the most exciting and successful USA field hockey players, winning a range of awards over her hockey playing career. She has been a major feature in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games scoring 5 goals so far, including a hat-rick against Japan. Team USA (ranked 5th in the world) have…

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Olympic Player Feature: Florian Fuchs

With the Rio Olympic Games currently going on, we decided to feature some of our favourite players that are inspiring to watch… One of the promising and exciting players is the German forward, Florian Fuchs. Find out more about him in this infographic, plus watch his video highlights below. About Florian Fuchs Below is an infographic we put together…

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7 Factors That Make a Great Striker in Field Hockey

Want to know what makes a great striker in field hockey? Who better to ask than players who have reached the top level, including insights from Australian striker Ashleigh Nelson and GB men’s striker Sam Ward. Other posts in this series: 7 Factors That Make A Great Defender 7 Factors That Make A Great Midfielder Playing striker…

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7 Factors That Make A Great Defender In Field Hockey

Want to know what makes a great defender in field hockey? Who better to ask than players who’ve reached the top level, so I spoke to several international defenders to get their views and insights. In this post you can find out what international players Mark Knowles, Dan Fox and Rhett Halkett believe it takes to be a great…

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7 Factors That Make A Great Field Hockey Midfielder

Want to know what it takes to be a great midfielder? Rather than just share my own thoughts, I thought it would be better to ask a few trusted individuals who have reached the top level (i.e. international) either as a midfield player or as a coach. Knowing each of them personally I can tell you that…

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5 Steps To Dealing With Disappointment In Sport

Have you ever missed out on selection? Maybe you got dropped or injured and weren’t able to take part in something that mean’t a lot to you. It’s easy to lose motivation when these kinds of things happens and you could even start to think “what’s the point?” But often disappointment gives us an opportunity to make some…

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