Category Archives: left wing

How to slap hit with added power and deception

Posted on June 6, 2017by Liz Hollis The quality of this video isn’t that great – but it still makes some interesting points about how you might be able to make your slap hit a little more powerful. It’s also … Continue reading

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How Dutch international Robert van der Horst beats a defender

I love this new video showing Robert van der Horst training and talking about hockey. Check out the brilliant 3D elimination move at 1:40. He moves the ball on his forehand towards the defender’s stick. The defender thinks they are … Continue reading

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How to score a deflection goal

Deflections and tip-ins are one of the most common ways to score a goal – redirecting the course of a ball hit by a team mate into the goal. Become skilled at it and you’ll be popular with your team. … Continue reading

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How to score tomahawk backstick goals

Netherlands vs Argentina – Women’s Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014 Hague Semi Final [12/6/2014] I love this goal. There’s a fine tomahawk goal by Dutch player Xan de Waard on this clip around ten minutes into the match (21 minutes … Continue reading

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