Train your hockey gaze: shooting more goals on target with the ‘quiet eye’ technique

Sports psychologists are researching elite athletes' vision on the ball. They are finding that apparently the better athletes are at making the ball go where they want it too, the better they are at something called 'quiet eye' tracking. Scientists at Calgary University and Essex University are using eye trackers to establish the best place to …

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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 …

Drag flicking – masterclass with one of the best in the world, Holland’s Mink Van der Weerden technique

Dutch hockey player Mink Van der Weerden does the business when it comes to drag flicking. Ross Bone, writing in The Telegraph, said: "In the men’s game, the names of the world class drag flickers roll off the tongue: Mink van der Weerden of the Netherlands, England's Ashley Jackson and Tom Boon of Belgium to …