Allowing dangerous drag flicking and the protection offered under the Rules to a defender in front of the goal when a shot is made at the goal is for many hockey followers and players a time bomb
Because of hockey rule changes in more recent years the aerial pass as part of one’s skill repertoire has become increasingly important to possess
Yoga can boost flexibility as well as improve core strength, both key attributes for goalkeepers
The pre or early season is an ideal time for a coach to implement Performance Profiling of players to establish a good coaching direction for the season
Without the Obstruction Rule the game of hockey would be disastrous. However how umpires are interpreting it leaves much to be desired. Umpiring blogger Martin Conlon presents a valid case for a rewrite
A skilled player has learnt how to achieve a particular performance goal at almost every attempt, and to do so with minimal waste of physical and mental energy, or time
If you are looking to engage in any off season fitness program then it is suggested Pilates is a serious consideration
Effective hockey coaches teach players to understand how to look for space, create space, and mark space. It is a major component of training practice
Have you ever wondered about the processes and considerations that go into the development of hockey rules? Umpiring bloggist, Martin Conlon ‘unpacks’ these and shares his views.
The best sports teams are made up of players who work together and are willing to make sacrifices. A team with unselfish players who support each other will generally perform better
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