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FIH field hockey Refs for Tokyo 2020

FIH appoints field hockey refs for Tokyo 2020

The officials who will referee games in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 wereannounced by the International Hockey today. In guidance set out by the Olympic agreed guidelines with the FIH allofficials will be those who are at the top of the game with the FIH Pro league. While performance was the primary selection criteria, the Officials …

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5 Women Hockey Players who Excelled when Young

5 Women Hockey Players who Excelled when Young

Field hockey is growing and attracts more and more attention all over the world. It has created successful careers for some of the most talented female hockey players. There is an exciting generation of players who made an impression from an early age. In this article, I’m going to take a look at talent in …

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Strengths to be a field hockey goalie

6 Strengths needed to be a good Field Hockey Goalie

While the team swarm like bees around the halfway line, it’s easy to sometimes cast an eye back down the field and feel sorry for the lonely goalkeeper. However, the goalie can often be the most important player on a field hockey pitch.  What makes a good Field Hockey Goalie? With unique skills in comparison …

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How do I Choose my Best Field Hockey Position?

How do I Choose my Best Field Hockey Position?

Think about your strengths and weaknesses when choosing your best field hockey position. Forwards should be fast and composed around the D and highly skilled at shots such as the tomahawk. Adept at dribbling from both wings forwards should also possess a strong shot and be ready to take a penalty flick. Midfielders should have …

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Should I wear Protection During Field Hockey Games?

Should I wear Protection During Field Hockey Games?

According to FIH rules, shin, ankle, and mouth protectors are “recommended” for field players. Plastic mouth guards protect players’ teeth and also jaws to some extent. Ankle and shin guards protect players’ legs and ankles from bruises caused by sticks or hurtling balls which can travel at speeds of up to 100 mph at high …

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how to get good sleep

How do I get a good Sleep Before the big Field Hockey game?

To get a good sleep before the big hockey game we have to cut out everyday distractions before bed time that fool our minds that we want to be active instead of drifting off to sleep. The majority of insomnia, is caused by life events, such as physical illness, stress or man made distractions like  …

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