Drag flick – Canadian national team captain shares his tips

  https://youtu.be/KJyUmj6Nycs Canadian national team captain Scott Tupper shares a few tips on how he executes a winning drag flick... # Start moving towards the ball when it has half way across the D after the injector has released it. # Carry the ball as long as possible # Really release through to the goal …

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The deceptive sweep in field hockey

https://youtu.be/OBw8hgLS96g   The sweep is a useful hockey move and this builds on that. This video shows how by opening up your shoulder and getting low, you can fake as if to pass one way and then sweep the ball in another direction. Tricky to defend! The brilliant slow motion footage as 48 seconds shows …

This girl can – how not to pick hockey teams

Why grassroots hockey should never use the 'captains-pick-teams-one-by-one' method of team sorting.... Hockey is a competitive sport, but the Back to Hockey campaign is all inclusive. It welcomes players of all ages and abilities. However, there's an inherent contradiction in this. A contradiction in the idea of putting out the strongest team and yet encouraging …