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Which 5 Items Should a Field Hockey Player Always Carry?

Which five things should field hockey players always carry? If you are a high school student, living in the U.S there are 6 items. That 6th item is a pair of field hockey goggles, which are mandatory for college students. A stick is the obvious number one item a hockey player should carry but what …

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blue or green hockey field?

What is the Difference Between blue and Green turf in Hockey?

Today the difference between blue turf and green turf in field hockey can be varied depending on the style of artificial pitch in use. The blue pitch and yellow ball used at the London Olympics were designed to provide a visually enhanced impact for television viewers and spectators who watched the game from a distance. …

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Low Bow or Mid Bow hockey stick

Low bow or mid bow Hockey Stick?

While it’s true that to play great hockey you require superior skills and experience. But equally important is to choose the best gear, especially the right hockey stick for both your position and skill set. Selecting the bow of a field hockey stick can be challenging for many people, as there are multiple factors to …

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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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