How using SOB hockey technique can help you score more goals. Tips from an Australian coach

https://youtu.be/Hl-34xxwZbw Coach Paul Gaudoin teaches some future team Australia players how to deal with some of the new tactics he has seen emerging in International hockey. He's noticed that players are physical and might barge in and dispossess you of the ball. To combat this he insists players must use SOB techniques - stick on …

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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 …

Here’s what a top hockey coach observed at the 2014 world cup…

Tasmanian Institute of Sport Hockey Coach Andrew McDonald (pictured below) attended the World Cup for a HA Coach education study tour.Here are some of his fascinating observations about what he saw there. His notes identify trends in play - and training implications for this. For example, the increasing use of shave tackles and what this means for where and how …