The deceptive sweep in field hockey


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 exactly how it’s done. Go forth and deceive…


Author: Liz Hollis

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