Perfecting your hockey slap hit

The slap hit is one of the most valuable distribution skills in hockey - allowing you to send a hard, fast and flat-to-the-ground ball. It's also highly accurate, unlike hitting where the stick is high and there is more that can go wrong before your stick even touches the ball.According to the Ryde Hockey Club …

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Block tackle – tips and techniques

https://youtu.be/qCiQ_q-UQqA Here's a few clips I've found that can help you learn more about block tackling in hockey. A block tackle is a useful way to steal the ball from an opponent - but what's the best way to do it perfectly? # Force player on to your strong stick side by lining up your …

Defending penalty short corners

Tips and information on how to defend a penalty corner... This is Dutch international Tjerk's powerpoint on offensive and defensive corners This post has a great video with captions about defending a short corners https://playbetterfieldhockey.wordpress.com/2015/01/05/how-to-play-left-back-defender-in-field-hockey/ This is a short but easy follow video that looks a bit more like club hockey might. In the higher level Olympic …