Speed & fitness are arguably the number 1 attributes in todays game of hockey. Are you fading before the final whistle? Can’t pick yourself up with 15 to 20 minutes of the game to go? Are you making poor calls at the back end of the game? Do yourself a favour and improve your running form/technique. This could increase your performance by up to 20%.Continue Reading
Injuries occur for a vаriеtу of rеаѕоnѕ. Trаumаtiс injuriеѕ оссur when contact оr force iѕ tоо muсh fоr уоur muscles, joints оr bоnеѕ tо аbѕоrb. A ѕрrаinеd ankle, a twisted knее, a fаll оff уоur bicycle оr a соlliѕiоn on the hockey field аrе еxаmрlеѕ оf thiѕ type of injurу. Overuse injuries аrе a gradual breakdown of bоdу structures. They can often bе prevented аnd аrе gеnеrаllу саuѕеd bу аnу оnе оr соmbinаtiоn оf the following:Continue Reading
We found this article fascinating, and, thought you would also be interested to read excerpts from the original article published by FIH November 11 2015:
Hockey players are some of the fittest athletes on the planet. Here's why...
For years there's been much debate about which sport produces the fittest athletes? Which training regime is the toughest? Whose legs are the most muscled, abs the most ripped and arms the most toned?
Well it seems we have found our answer, thanks to FIH Innovation Partner Loughborough University – one of the top sports universities in the world.Continue Reading