Why hockey can be a pain in the elbow

It has all sorts of names: tennis elbow; golfers elbow; lateral epicondylitis; medial epicondylitis - but I just call it elbow pain. I know lots of hockey players of a certain age, usually over 40, who have their elbow strapped up during matches and complain of pain.Interestingly, it's also usually their left arm. I had …

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Secrets of focus and confidence on the pitch – lessons from golf

Your ability to perform under pressure can be as important as your physical skills. Here are some tips gleaned from golf... According to Robin Sieger, author of Golf's Moment of Truth: How to play under pressure and avoid the choke point, we choke under pressure because we fear something going wrong that is our own fault. …

Short or tall – don’t look at others, play to your own strengths, says Mark Knowles

Mark Knowles talks to juniors In this clip Mark Knowles is talking to some junior players. At 19.20 minutes in he talks about why it's important to play to your strengths. This resonated with me as I'm very petite! "Don't look at what everyone else is doing. Play to your own strengths and attributes," he …