How to boost your fitness for hockey

The hockey season is just about finished here in the UK and it's time to rest and recuperate - then start on a drive to boost your fitness for next season. So what sort of drills and training can you do this summer and beyond to improve strength and fitness. Start by looking to the …

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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 …

Pre-scanning: what we can learn from football?

Pre-scanning is, apparently, one of the most important hockey skills. It sounds straightforward, but what exactly should be be scanning for and how can you improve your vision? Here's some pointers... Elite India hockey player Manpreet Singh believes scanning is the key to good hockey. He says whenever you receive the ball, you must know …