Everything you need to know...
Simple Stuff about Hockey...
Hockey it a game played on astro-turf (although originally on field) and includes 11 player (full size game) who have hockey sticks. Working as a team they pass and run with the ball and try to score at the oppositions goal at the opposite end of the pitch.
Players on a Hockey team
Main Rules and Regulations...
There are lots of rules that you will learn while playing hockey as you become more experienced. Here are a few main rules you need to know to get you started:
- You must wear a gum shield and shin pads (field players)
- You can only touch the ball with the flat-side of your hockey stick
- You cannot touch the ball with your feet or the rest of your body
- The ball must stay within the pitch
How to get started...
Different ways to pass:
England Hockey: Passing Tips
How to score a goal:
England Hockey: Goal Scoring Tips
How to create space:
England Hockey: Creating Space Tips
How to defend:
Now have a look at GB's preformance in the women's final at the Olympics...
England vs Australia - Full Match Final - Women's Hockey World League London [30/6/13]