How to use ‘the spin’ move to escape a defender

  https://youtu.be/zhf5TgE21XA This video from The Hockey Performance Academy is worth a look if you want to perfect the spin - turning the ball in a circular movement to escape a defender. It's demonstrated here by Ryan Julius from South Africa U21. He says ... # It's particularly useful for left-side players # You need …

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You have to use the base line like this in field hockey

  https://youtu.be/nQySfsSvLQg Positioning yourself available for a pass on the baseline is a great way to make space. Defenders hate it. Look at what the player in white does around nine seconds into this clip of Bowdon Hightown v University of Birmingham. She heads for the baseline giving the player who has moved the ball …