Monthly Archives: April 2016

Rio 2016 Olympic hockey schedule

  FIH posts video on Youtube of Olympic field hockey schedule First matches start 6 August 2016 First day Australia’s men v New Zealand and GB men v Belgium First day for the women: Arg v Ned; Belg v GB: … Continue reading

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Do you want to eliminate players? Try ‘the ramp’

  Just spotted this new Youtube clip on the Grays twitter feed @GraysHockey. It shows a brilliant little stick work trick you can use to eliminate a defender and it’s called ‘the ramp’. A great skill to use as you … Continue reading

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Review of Grays GX6000 Scoop Xtra Hockey Stick

  Cost: Around £100. Dynabow profile. This was an impulse buy. In the sports shop with it in my hand, the ‘scoop xtra’ head appealed and seemed to cling to the ball. According to the Grays website  it is ‘ideal for hitting … Continue reading

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